The Penal Press - A History of Prison from Within

114 results for ‘William Head Institution’ found

The editorial opens by commenting on the media misinformation.  Also included are articles on Prisoners’ Legal Services, current CSC programs vs required training, discussion of the criminality... Read More

Included in this issue is an article on Judicial Review under Section 745 of the Criminal Code (which allows prisoners the opportunity to apply for a reduction to their eligibility date) and a death row... Read More

Two articles in this issue discuss newly enacted Bill C-36, including Chapter 20 which allows the detention of high risk violent offenders after sentence expiry (gating).  Also, a prisoner writes about... Read More

This issue includes articles on complaint processes in prison, the loss of prisoner voting rights, Robert Hare and psychopathy, open letter to the CSC Commissioner requesting funding for computers, a John... Read More

Several discussions in this issue are around the ending of the SFU Prison Education Program due to CSC policy changes. Other articles include discussion of lawsuits by prisoners, prisoner pay, and censorship... Read More

Articles on female CSC staff, prisoners rights in transfers between institutions, the plight of a 62 year old woman who is being held in maximum security and has applied several times (unsuccessfully)... Read More

This issue includes capital punishment in Canada, declining crime (with homicide statistics-reprinted from Let’s Talk), privatization of prisons, links between the media and violent crime, Elbow... Read More

An editorial and an article discuss information and statistics on parole/mandatory supervision, and other articles include one written by Graham Stewart of the John Howard Society on Bill C-67, preparation... Read More

The editorial opens this issue with day parole and halfway houses, and other articles include the Citizens United for Justice and Safety, experience in the South African Deportation Centre, prediction... Read More

The government’s war on drugs is the topic of one article and also included are articles on the need for expanded prisoner education (including computer training), sex in prison, and an opinion... Read More

This issue includes articles on the disappearance of rehabilitation from prisons, Prisoners’ Justice Day, a reprint from the Toronto Star on lack of prisoner reform, and an update from the Native... Read More

In this issue we see articles on the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal decision on female guards’ employment due to the RCMP reinstatement of the same sex policy for guarding prisoners, preparing for... Read More

This issue includes articles on prison education and the Prison University Program as well as the Prison Legal Services Project, which provides Legal Aid services to prisoners for addressing prison issues. KEYWORDS:... Read More

Opening this issue is an article titled “Prison – Cure or Cause” which discusses the impact of the prison system on prisoners. Other article topics include differences between medium... Read More

Alternatives to incarceration/imprisonment are the topic of a reprinted article from the Mission Messenger.  Also included are articles on education and employment options at William Head, and a view... Read More