The Penal Press - A History of Prison from Within

The Joyceville Journal – July 1961 - July 1961

Release description:

An editorial on the pilot project implemented at Collin’s Bay begins the discussion surrounding employment after incarceration.  A second article sees five prisoners weigh in on the issue of revealing one’s criminal history to a potential employer.  Parole is also examined in detail, including a section that answers prisoners’ questions about parole rules and regulations.  The new pay scale is introduced along with an explanation as to how grades are determined. 

KEYWORDS: employment, “good time”, Ticket-of-Leave Act, Penitentiary Act, Parole Certificate, Parole Agreement, “institutionalized”, earned remission, supervised release, Pre-Release Program

Coded by: Nicole Arbuckle