The Penal Press - A History of Prison from Within

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This spring issue features biological details of the retrovirus HIV and new counter-therapies such as antibodies and block binding. As well, an article on second hand smoke provides statistics on carbon... Read More

The Wagonburner v1(1)

(January/February 1990) released from Collins Bay Institution

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The Joint Rag

(September 1990) released from Collins Bay Institution

SUMMARY: This issue includes news that prisoners will now be able to vote in elections and an update on sports. KEYWORDS: Ontario Elections Act Coded by Bethany Sanjenko Item donated by Michelle Irwin  Read More

This issue is completely dedicated to the work of the Phoenix Group, a Mountain Institution self-help sex-offender group. This issue provides information about the history of the group, the structure,... Read More

Ferndale Flyer

(April 6 1990) released from Ferndale Institution

This flyer contains information and reminders for prisoners of rules and activities occurring at the prison, such as trades courses. Coded by Kate Garrett  Read More

Insights

(Fall 1990) released from Drumheller Institution and Annex

This issue includes updates on the current state of the prison (finances, health care, available education, food drives, etc), reports from committees and support groups, a piece about Prisoners’... Read More

Le CLairon

(1990) released from Port-Cartier Institution

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Le CLairon

(1990) released from Port-Cartier Institution

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Le CLairon

(1990) released from Port-Cartier Institution

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SUMMARY: This edition features encouragement to recycle, the definition of a convict, a reference list of active groups in the prison, exercise routines, how to find enjoyment in the mundane, and a hockey... Read More

Christmas is the main topic of this issue, from what christmas is like in prison for a new prisoner, to how christmas is celebrated internationally, to a Finnish Christmas story. Also included are articles... Read More

  An article about how the government controls public discourse through the mass media takes up the bulk of the issue. Concerns about prisoner pay, earnings, and taxes are also given a good deal of... Read More

Parole board backlog and the low rate of granted early release are the main focal points of this issue, as well as an editorial by Claire Culhane about the “gating” of prisoners. Other subjects... Read More