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Dec 3, 2012

Bored but not broken: So this is it folks...

Mandy Hiscocks
Instead of the approaching winter, I feel the onset of spring -- that excitement about spending more time outside, the plans and hopes of new beginnings. I'm getting ready to leave this place!
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Nov 29, 2012

Bored but not broken: Things that shouldn't happen

Mandy Hiscocks
The inquiry into the death of Ashley Smith in a Federal Penitentiary five years ago has been shining a much-needed light on policy and procedure at Correctional Services Canada.
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Nov 15, 2012

Bored but not broken: Random musings - September

Mandy Hiscocks
Every right, every small freedom that's taken away, strips us of a little more of our dignity; every one that's granted or restored brings a little of it back.
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Oct 1, 2012

Bored but not broken: On being a proper lady

Mandy Hiscocks
I wonder what my next lesson in the finer points of ladylike behaviour will be? How to properly cross my legs while sitting? How to drink tea? A perfect curtsy, fit for the Queen?
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Sep 21, 2012

Bored but not broken: Finally!

Mandy Hiscocks
That's right folks, I've entered a whole new world. Goodbye maximum security, hello Unit 4!
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Sep 3, 2012

Bored but not broken: Danger is better than jail

Mandy Hiscocks
On June 4, 2012, Tatyana arrived at Lester B. Pearson International Airport in Toronto. At the airport she was sent to the office of the Canadian Border Services Agency.
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Jun 11, 2012

The ABCs of unit two

Mandy Hiscocks
Unit two is a maximum-security section of Vanier Centre for Women where Claire McKenzie was a 2F inmate when she was released recently, but during her time here she also experienced life on 2D and 2E.
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May 5, 2012

Bored but not broken: Happy May Day!

Mandy Hiscocks
I've been excited for May Day for weeks now, which is funny because I won't be able to go to any marches or actions or events this year.

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