Category Archives: research

Under New Management: Resistance to Prisons in Ontario & Quebec

We’re excited to share this new article, interview and zine first published by It’s Going Down (Part I – Part II – Zine PDF) with a brief history to some resistance inside and outside prisons in Ontario and Quebec. Intro … Continue reading

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Analysis of PJD Documents

New documents released by the Information Transparency Project give readers a glimpse into the preparations made by the Correctional Service Canada for an attempted construction shutdown at Collins Bay Institution for Prisoners Justice Day on August 10, 2012. The heavily-redacted … Continue reading

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ITP releases documents on Collins Bay prisoner strike

Courtesy of the Information Transparency Project New documents released under Access to Information give some insight into the CSC strategy for dealing with local media, the prison population and the inmate committee during the prisoner work stoppage at Collins Bay … Continue reading

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Cryptome Publishes Blueprints for New Prisons

Construction drawings and specifications for new prisons at Collins Bay, Bath, Millhaven, and Stony Mountain institutions were published on March 8, 2012 by the leaks website Cryptome. This comes shortly after a CBC Report revealing that blueprints for Collins Bay … Continue reading

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Profiteers Listing Updated

We have updated the profiteers listing and added profiteering data regarding the two provincial jails being constructed in Ontario: the South West Detention Centre and the Toronto South Detention Centre. See the profiteers listing for more information.

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Breaking: Major Construction Contracts Awarded Today

November 21st — Today the major construction contracts for new units at Bath, Collins Bay and Millhaven were announced, each valued at ~$20m to three companies based in the Greater Toronto Area. They were awarded to Bondfield Construction, Elite Construction, … Continue reading

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New Page Published: Profiteers

We have compiled a listing of prison profiteers (private companies cashing in on prison expansion). For the time being, this list is limited to projects happening in the Kingston area (with companies from across Ontario and Quebec). Click here to … Continue reading

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