Monthly Archive: January 2011

Jan 31 2011

People have a right to make decisions based on full disclosure

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One study [on prisons] concluded that there was a gap between the perception of the economic benefits and reality.

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Jan 31 2011

This Black Soil: A Story of Resistance and Rebirth (2004)

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a small and severely impoverished rural African-American community, to pursue a new vision of prosperity.

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Jan 31 2011

Canadian Churches oppose “Tough on Crime” agenda

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Prisons are not an industry – they are a social service. Many people in Remand have not been charged or convicted. Face it – drunk drivers don’t need prisons they need alcohol counselling

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Jan 27 2011

local government act

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The requirements for the use of counter petitions have been clarified, and the Act makes it an offense to knowingly provide misleading information.

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Jan 27 2011

Lumby Village is obliged to listen to Area "D" NORD

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Lumby must consult with Areas D NORD before revising the OCP- The Incarceration of people is not yet considered an industry in Canada.

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Jan 17 2011

The Provinvce does not operate "minimum security prisons"

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Pretrial and Regional Correctional Centres Pretrial and regional correctional centres have high levels of physical and technological security that ensure inmate control and separation, and community protection. While security is maintained, inmates are incarcerated as humanely as possible. Pretrial and regional correctional centres incarcerate inmates who have been remanded in custody pending trial or sentence, …

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Jan 17 2011

Programs in Provincial Prisons

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British Columbia Core Programs Overview Once B.C. Corrections staff have assessed the risk and needs of offenders, they determine what level of supervision or placement in custody is required for community protection. Information from assessments is also used to assign offenders to rehabilitative core programs and other treatment in correctional centres. Core programs are based …

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Jan 16 2011

Harold Brown and Paul Douglas – passed on

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by Priscilla Judd on Wednesday, January 5, 2011 at 12:22am Paul Douglas – flute player and Harold Brown – pianist lived 1,000 kilometers apart. Both were elderly. They spent many years playing the most beautiful music – music to the perfection of life on Earth – Years ago in Vancouver, they played concerts and made …

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Jan 16 2011

Read by my cousin Robert at Uncle Harold's funeral

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Dark brown is the river Golden is the sand It flows along for ever, With trees on either hand Green leaves a-floating Castles of the foam, Boats of mine a-boating — Where will all come home? On goes the river And out past the mill, Away down the valley, Away down the hill. Away down …

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Jan 15 2011

Fish Farm – sustainable – aquaculture – Spain

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The business is economically successful and provides income to about 100 farm workers from the small town Isla Mayor (5800 inhabitants) and surrounding villages.

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