The Penal Press - A History of Prison from Within

18 results for ‘British Columbia Penitentiary’ found

Transition

(April 1952) released from British Columbia Penitentiary

Included in this issue are articles about prisoner wages, how to utilize time in prison, segregation, and sportsmanship. Also included are sections on sports, books, and jokes. Keywords: Reform Program Coded... Read More

This issue contains articles on rehabilitation and education centres for First Nations and Métis, and the consequences of cultural loss. Also addressed is the need for prisoner education, the idea for... Read More

This issue of Transition contains an editorial regarding the organization of a prisoners’ trade union, and articles on the contradictions of parole and recidivism, and the penitentiary service finding... Read More

As well as the usual personal letters and poetry, this issue includes editorials on what Alcoholics Anonymous is for and why it needs to be in prisons, and an article reprinted from The Province about... Read More

This issue contains a satirical editorial on the killing and eating of drug addicts, a profile of the engineering shop, an article on classification and lifting the bar of discrimination against former... Read More

Transition v1(1)

(March 1952) released from British Columbia Penitentiary

This is the first issue of the publication. The editors discuss penal reform, the influence of the media on criminal trials, and a great deal about the sports occurring within the prison. Keywords: Red... Read More

Transition

(April 1952) released from British Columbia Penitentiary

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The majority of this issue is made up of Jaycee items, as the penitentiary unit is made an official member, including an outline of what a Jaycee is and why one should become a Jaycee. Also included are... Read More

This issue addresses the need for a halfway house in the Lower Mainland of British Columbia, and discusses ideas put to the administration regarding photographs of inmates for families and selling hobby... Read More

This issue of Open Doors primarily includes an update of how the Alcoholics Anonymous is fairing and personal letters from members. KEYWORDS: Alcoholics Anonymous, Open Door Group Coded by: Kate Garrett  Read More

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This issue has a large selection of letters, poetry and information dedicated to the Alcoholics Anonymous program. Several short stories and some Aboriginal art are also included along with Christmas greetings... Read More

Being primarily a newsletter for the Alcoholics Anonymous program, this issue of Open Door addresses the need for alcoholics to own one’s addiction. Also included are many personal letters from alcoholics... Read More

This issue addresses the benefits of the Youth Speak program, the organization of the Bridge View Jaycees, and achieving unity with First Nations. Also included are articles on the necessity of day parole,... Read More