The Penal Press - A History of Prison from Within

32 results for ‘1987’ found

Kent Times v1(3)

(1987) released from Kent Institution

SUMMARY: This issue includes an account of becoming literate in prison, the creation of a writing workshop, tutoring programs, Aboriginal education in prison, news of institutions in America denying parole... Read More

Journal l’horizon

(June 1987) released from Laval Institution

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SUMMARY: This newsletter includes an article on celebrating Christmas from a newly found Christian perspective, a list of religious groups, the meaning of Christmas, an account of time spent in Millhaven... Read More

SUMMARY: This issue features encouragement to share the newsletter with others, treating those living with AIDS in a compassionate way, how religion helped one prisoner overcome addiction, and upcoming... Read More

SUMMARY: The newsletter features the announcement of a new editor, thoughts on the death penalty, a list of available religious services, and a call to support women ministerial candidates. KEYWORDS: Coded... Read More

SUMMARY: The newsletter features the announcement of a new editor, thoughts on the death penalty, a list of available religious services, and a call to support women ministerial candidates. KEYWORDS: Coded... Read More

SUMMARY: This newsletter features a letter of appreciation for the Salvation Army, notes from the newsletter’s readership, and finding religion in prison. KEYWORDS: Possibilities Unlimited Coded by Bethany... Read More

The prisoners’ committee begins this issue by addressing issues of inequality for prisoners in Millhaven as compared to other maximum security prisons. A satirical letter addresses the prison medical... Read More

Kent Times v1(5)

(1987) released from Kent Institution

SUMMARY: This issue includes letters from Claire Culhane, suggested changes to parole procedures, thoughts on violent children’s toys, Vietnam War veterans in Canada, how art and history are interconnected,... Read More

Kent Times v1(4)

(1987) released from Kent Institution

SUMMARY: This issue includes opinions on the death penalty and its alternatives, interviews with prisoners serving life sentences, updates on an upcoming boxing event, reprints on the death penalty, and... Read More

SUMMARY: This newsletter features details of an upcoming athletic event, a recap of the previous year’s event, and a list of the event’s supporters. KEYWORDS: Exceptional Peoples’ Olympiad Coded... Read More

Fallacy of Life

(February 10, 1987) released from Collins Bay Institution

The debate about capital punishment in Canada is the focus of this issue. The article in this issue compares the public’s perception of crime vs. what the statistics say about crime, particularly violent... Read More

SUMMARY: This issue includes involvement in a new fundraising initiative, demographics on crime victims, information on visitation hours and transportation, and statistics comparing violent offenders to... Read More

SUMMARY: The newsletter features reignited debate over the death penalty, reprinted extensive parole statistics, public perception of prisoners serving life sentences, and demographic information for homicide... Read More