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The Prison Radio Show has two time slots on CKUT 90.3 fm http://www.ckut.ca.*

The first time slot is:
On the second Thursday of every month between 5-6 pm the Prison Radio Show is part of CKUT’s Off The Hour.

The second time slot is:
The fourth Friday of every month between 11am and 12pm.

Occasionally the Prison Radio Show will have an additional show during the fifth Friday.

All audio on CKUT 90.3 fm is archived for a minimum of two months, so if you miss a show, you can download it at ckut.ca or here on the blog.

Prison Radio has been on the air in Montreal for more than a decade. The show seeks to confront the invisibility of prisons and prisoner struggle, by focusing on the roots of incarceration, policing, and criminalization, and by challenging ideas about what prisons are and who ends up inside.

Prison Radio is dedicated to programming that is directly collaborative with people who are currently incarcerated. This is in the interest of forging stronger ties between incarcerated and non-incarcerated people, ensuring that prisoners have direct control over their representation, and that our understandings of prisons be informed by those who live inside their walls.

If you wish to inform prisoners about this show, it can be heard at the following prisons:

Montreal:
Tanguay (women’s prison provincial) (now closed)
Bordeaux (men’s prison provincial)
Rivière-des-Prairies (men’s provincial prison)

Laval:
Centre de formation fédéral (Federal Training Centre – men’s multi-level medium and minimum security federal prison);
Leclerc (co-ed provincial prison);

Montée St-Francois (men’s Minimum Security federal prison – aka B-16);
Centre de détention pour les immigrants (Immigration Detention Centre)

Sainte-Anne-des-Plaines:
Archambault (Medium Security federal prison)
Sainte-Anne-des-Plaines (Minimum Security federal prison)

Cowansville:
Cowansville (Medium Security federal prison)

USA
Malone, NY:
Franklin State (Medium Security prison)
Upstate (Supermax prison)
Bare Hill Prison (medium security state prison)

If you wish to suggest something for the show, feel free to send an email to: prison@ckut.ca . Or you can call us at 514-448-4041 extension 6788.

Prisoners can reach us by writing to:
Prison Radio Show (or simply write: PRS)
c/o CKUT 90.3 FM
3647, University St.
Montreal, Quebec
Canada
H3A 2B3

*Any show could be subject to change if there is special programming on CKUT’s airwaves or for other reasons.

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