The Penal Press - A History of Prison from Within

110 results for ‘William Head Institution’ found

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

Claire Culhane’s court victory over denial of prison visits by several institutions, a Manitoba court victory for prisoners’ voting rights, an article on the use of informants, and an interview... Read More

This issue includes prisoner and correctional statistics, information on the John Howard Society through an interview with the Victoria Director, and a reprinted United Press article on sentencing changes... Read More

An article including statistics on parole and time served by offence and an article on alternatives to prison form part of this issue.  Also in this issue is an article on the Laren House Society and... Read More

Out of Bounds v.3(8)

(January -February 1984) released from William Head Institution

The editorial discusses the parole boards discretion in setting terms and conditions when mandatory supervision is imposed and another article also discusses this topic.  Other articles include a reprint... Read More