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Letter: Prison chaplains help inmates, leading to safer streets

I believe in justice. I believe in restorative justice — not a punitive justice that continually strips prisoners of hope and possibility, but a justice that works with inmates toward their responsibility, recovery and rehabilitation into society. Instead of cutting the human resources within our federal prisons, we need to be…

18 Oct 1:34 AM 0 Read More...

Our Web Designer / Developer, SEO Specialist Tommy Le

The Sou’Wester is pleased to introduce Tommy Le, MSCM’s website designer and volunteer who hails from British Columbia and is now a Montreal resident.

Q. First off, welcome aboard our team! How did you first learn about MSCM and what brought you to Montreal?

A. Thank you. I…

14 Oct 8:27 PM 1 Read More...

Prisoners' Justice Day is...

… August 10, the day prisoners have set aside as a day to fast and refuse to work in a show of solidarity to remember those who have died unnecessarily – victims of murder, suicide, neglect.

… the day when organizations and individuals in the community hold demonstrations, vigils, worship services and other…

09 Aug 5:17 PM 0 Read More...

The Open Door Experience by Roger Letourneau

When I first heard about restorative justice, it had been described as an offender/victim face-to-face. In a sense, an opportunity to make amends. Not having participated in such an event myself, I’ve been nevertheless able to see the rewards it brought to those offenders I know…

20 Jul 5:44 PM 0 Read More...

A Word From Our Chair: Peter Huish

There have been significant developments for MSCM this year: visibly, Open Door which is our meeting place, our crossroads, under the gifted leadership of Jeri, has been consistently pleasing and well attended, especially by those becoming re-established in the community.

There are several new faces among us – The Rev…

31 May 8:52 AM 0 Read More...