The Penal Press - A History of Prison from Within

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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

Mountain Echoes

(March & April 1962) released from Mountain Institution

Included in this issue is an article about the Diefenbaker government contesting the right of local police and magistrates to order people out of communities, and a piece about the recent Legion show at... Read More

Mountain Echoes

(January/February 1963) released from Mountain Institution

This issue highlights a piece contributed by Warden John C. Burke of the Wisconsin State Prison. Also included in this issue are pieces about the CBC hosted concert and Inmate Variety Show at the prison,... Read More

The Mountain Echo

(July 1994) released from Mountain Institution

This issue contains commentaries on risk-taking, a book about adult victims of childhood sexual abuse, a counselling program being offered by the Residential Historical Abuse Program for victims of sexual... Read More

The Mountain Echo

(February 1994) released from Mountain Institution

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Primetime – August 1981

(August 1981) released from Mountain Institution

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This issue includes an editorial about problems with mandatory supervision, and articles regarding “justified” homicide and lack of empathy for a dying prisoner. KEYWORDS:  Native Brotherhood,... Read More

This issue includes an open letter to Solicitor General Warren Allmand about a Vancouver Sun article calling him out as being “unable to be effective”, a piece on habitual criminals, an article... Read More

This issue includes information pertaining to the process of parole eligibility including some of the limitations that inmates experience.  A letter by Claire Culhane in support of Prisoner Justice Day... Read More

This issue includes information about a rehabilitative program that allows prisoners to take part in family visits. There is also information given on a support group for family members of prisoners.  Two... Read More

This is a mini issue with a series of announcements pertaining to inmate group socials. There is a news release outlining the changes to the E.T.A. or Escorted Temporary Absence program which allows inmates... Read More

OFF the Wall

(June 1981) released from Mountain Institution

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The Mountaineer

(October 1983) released from Mountain Institution

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