The Penal Press - A History of Prison from Within

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Two articles here, each embodying aspects of justice, crime and criminality. The first article discusses Rene Girard’s theory of scapegoating. In the second article, printed from Simon Fraser’s Alumni... Read More

This issue features two articles. First,  Dr. Robert Hare presents his views on psychopathy and the Psychopathy Checklist. Second, a prisoner asserts his views on the conflict between Bill C-36, Correctional... Read More

Here, several well-researched, well-cited articles critique a broad range of topics central to Canada’s justice system. Of particular interest are the articles written by prisoners and prisoner advocate... Read More

This issue presents the National Parole Board’s Mission Statement, its core values and the guiding principles which form the NPB’s constitution. It also explores physiological differences... Read More

This issue showcases articles which advocate for prisoners’ psychological and physical health. Specifically, a former prisoner pens his views opposing the judicial review of life sentences... Read More

This issue highlights Cambridge University’s D.J. West’s critique on methods used by Mission’s treatment program for sexual offenders. This article cites excerpts from West’s findings... Read More

This issue celebrates Prisoner Justice Day with several human rights pieces covering both problems and solutions. A sample of these topics include Kingston Penitentiary’s first female warden in 1967,... Read More

This issue presents two articles which explore international incarceration. Both pieces look at elements of trust between inmates and staff and positive effects of family visits in comparison to North... Read More

This issue showcases writing contest winners: essays, stories and poetry from Mission Institution’s finest writers. A feature contest entry outlinesAIDS related health issues including statistics.... Read More

This year-end issue presents a great variety of topics. Highlights center on the Solicitor General’s leadership initiatives and priorities such as mandatory supervision, Inmate Employment Program... Read More

In this issue you’ll find a descriptive write up about a pilot art therapy program entitled “The Role of Art in the Special Unit”. Written by Scotland’s first art therapist Joyce... Read More

This issue offers four feature articles among a broad spectrum of topics relating to prisoners’ rights. First, a biographical article about prisoner advocate Claire Culhane, her history and her... Read More

In this issue you will find extensive policy material within Correctional Services Canada with specific cases cited: a sample of a grievance upheld and several items referencing the Canadian Charter of... Read More

Parole and conditional release are central to this issue, including the governor general’s press conference introducing the Conditional Release Bill. Also of interest, an biographical write-up celebrating... Read More

This issue covers a variety of social-political topics and features a rare article published by the Royal Bank of Canada entitled Punishment and Crime that includes crime statistics and a report from... Read More