How to Write from Prison (Part IV)

06/28/2019 Colin McGregor 0

“You want to be a journalist, my son?” said my late father, himself a journalist on the now-defunct Montreal Star, when I announced at a very young age my intentions to follow in his footsteps. By Colin McGregor “To write, he said, “You have to […] See more

How to Write from Prison (Part II)

04/19/2019 Colin McGregor 0

“You want to be a journalist, my son?” said my late father, himself a journalist on the now-defunct Montreal Star, when I announced at a very young age my intentions to follow in his footsteps. By Colin McGregor “To write, he said, “You have to […] See more

How to Write from Prison (Part I)

03/18/2019 Colin McGregor 0

“You want to be a journalist, my son?” said my late father, himself a journalist on the now-defunct Montreal Star, when I announced at a very young age my intentions to follow in his footsteps. By Colin McGregor “To write, he said, “You have to […] See more

Community Service: Does it Work?

10/09/2018 Delphine Caubet 0

The Oxford English Dictionary defines community service as: “Unpaid work, intended to be of social use, that an offender is required to do instead of going to prison.” At the Café Graffiti, no less than 50 people per year of all ages and trades come […] See more

A Criminal Record

09/10/2018 Delphine Caubet 0

In Canada, criminal records are public documents. So anyone can access them. You just have to have a name and a date of birth (easy to get these days with Facebook). By Delphine Caubet – One man in five in Canada has a criminal record. […] See more

Prison Stopover – Part 2

02/17/2017 Colin McGregor 0

In 2016, Colin McGregor changed penitentiaries. After 23 years in medium security he was moved to Laval. Before going to his new prison he was sent to the Regional Reception Centre in St-Anne-des-Plaines, a compulsory waystation for all transferees going down the security scale. An […] See more

Prison Stopover – Part 1

01/20/2017 Colin McGregor 0

In 2016, Colin McGregor changed penitentiaries. After 23 years in medium security he was moved to Laval. Before going to his new prison he was sent to the Regional Reception Centre in St-Anne-des-Plaines, a compulsory waystation for all transferees going down the security scale. An […] See more