The Penal Press - A History of Prison from Within

120 results for ‘William Head Institution’ found

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

The history of Race Rock lighthouse, history of the chapel (Part I), some statistics on prisoners and corrections, and correspondence between Claire Culhane/The Prisoners’ Rights Group to the AG... Read More

This issue includes discussion of using electronic “leashes” to monitor parolees, including the John Howard Society’s position.  Also, a reprint of an Out of Line article on parole,... Read More

Subjects of articles in this issue include the Convict Code, the John Howard Society, misconceptions of criminals and police, preparing for parole hearings, parole appeals, and 2 articles (and a poem)... Read More

This Christmas issue has a reprint of a Toronto Star article on evaluation of Canada’s Parole System and sentencing, and an interview with George Watson is also included. KEYWORDS: parole, sentencing,... Read More

Articles discuss prison as a form of punishment rather than prevention and treatment, the reinstatement of capital punishment, the lack of a true drug problem,  and notes from a CBC broadcast by Claire... Read More