Prisons in Ontario: Mimico Correctional Centre, Don Jail, List of Correctional Facilities in Ontario, Kingston Penitentiary

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Purchase includes free access to book updates online and a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: Mimico Correctional Centre, Don Jail, List of Correctional Facilities in Ontario, Kingston Penitentiary, Toronto Central Prison, Andrew Mercer Reformatory for Women, Millhaven Institution, Brampton Jail, Toronto West Detention Centre, Huron Historic Gaol, Barrie Jail, Burwash, Ontario, Maplehurst Correctional Complex, Warkworth ...

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Purchase includes free access to book updates online and a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: Mimico Correctional Centre, Don Jail, List of Correctional Facilities in Ontario, Kingston Penitentiary, Toronto Central Prison, Andrew Mercer Reformatory for Women, Millhaven Institution, Brampton Jail, Toronto West Detention Centre, Huron Historic Gaol, Barrie Jail, Burwash, Ontario, Maplehurst Correctional Complex, Warkworth Institution, Central North Correctional Centre, Prison for Women, King Street Gaol, Bracebridge Jail, Brampton Adult Training Centre, Belleville Jail, Toronto East Detention Centre, King Street Gaol, Brockville Jail, Algoma Treatment and Remand Centre, Monteith Correctional Complex, Central East Correctional Centre, Elgin-Middlesex Detention Centre, Brantford Jail, Chatham Jail. Excerpt: The Algoma Treatment and Remand Centre (formerly Northern Treatment Centre ) is a medium/maximum security prison located in Sault Ste Marie, Ontario. See also (online edition) References (URLs online) A hyperlinked version of this chapter is at The original Mercer Reformatory superintendent's house survives at Fraser and King. The Andrew Mercer Reformatory for Women was the first women's (16 years of age or older) prison in Canada . At various times, the facility was also known as the Mercer Complex , Andrew Mercer Reformatory for Females , and Andrew Mercer Ontario Reformatory for Females . Located on King Street West in Toronto , Ontario , it opened in 1872 with the idealistic promise of a "homelike" atmosphere for its inmates. One of the major tenets of the reformatory was to instill feminine Victorian virtues such as obedience and servility. Work, such as cooking, baking, and cleaning were also a major part of prison life. According to one superintendent of the reformatory, "of all wretched women the idle are the most wretched. We try to impress upon them the importa...

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  • ISBN-13: 9781155903361
  • Publisher: General Books LLC
  • Publication date: 5/7/2010
  • Pages: 94
  • Product dimensions: 9.00 (w) x 6.00 (h) x 0.23 (d)

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