CPR is CFRC’s Prison Radio program, airing each Wednesday from 7-8pm. The program features news, interviews, writing, and documentaries about prisoners and prison issues. Content is produced by CFRC volunteers and by other campus and community radio broadcasters, including CKUT Montreal‘s Prison Radio and Vancouver Co-op Radio‘s Stark Raven programs.

The last Wednesday of each month, CPR features Calls from Home, sharing letters, emails, voice messages, and music requests by and for prisoners and their loved ones.

Our radio signal carries into the following institutions:

  • Kingston Penitentiary (Ontario)
  • Millhaven Institution (Ontario)
  • Collins Bay Institution (Ontario)
  • Joyceville Institution (Ontario)
  • Bath Institution (Ontario)
  • Frontenac Institution (Ontario)
  • Pittsburgh Institution (Ontario)
  • Cape Vincent Correctional Facility (Cape Vincent, New York)

Prisoners are encouraged to contribute poetry, essays, letters, or other content. E-mail us at [email protected]

Or write to us:

Lower Carruthers Hall
Queen’s University
Kingston, ON

Please share our Calls From Home number with anyone with loved onces behind Kingston’s prison walls. The toll-free number is free anywhere across Canada: 1-800-440-5219.


  • January 13, 2016 at 7:00pm – 8pm