The Penal Press - A History of Prison from Within

110 results for ‘William Head Institution’ found

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

Both the editorial and an article in this issue discuss the Appeal Court ruling that the National Parole Board is entitled to use “secret” information in determining parole eligibility (without... Read More

An article on the goals, origins, and evolution of imprisonment and institutionalization, court ruling upholding Bill C-67, and and an interview with a prisoner who was first in Williams Head in 1962. KEYWORDS:... Read More

This issue includes articles on escapes and reintegration, a visually impaired prisoner’s CSC lawsuit over rights to special equipment, news from the Native Brotherhood, an interview with new warden... Read More

Out of Bounds

(Winter 2007) released from William Head Institution

Christmas issue includes an article from the UBC Faculty of Law introducing their Innocence Project, and articles on advice for transitioning from prison, fear and spirituality, and a Times-Colonist reprint... Read More

Out of Bounds

(Fall 2007) released from William Head Institution

An editorial on the DNA Identification Act as well as articles on the Read Aloud Program, Native Brotherhood 2007 activities, and a heroin junkie’s experience with crime and incarceration are in... Read More

This issue includes articles on gang wars and the drug trade in BC, Buddhism and the Buddhist Sacred Meditation Garden, and using prison programs as a vehicle for change. KEYWORDS: Buddhism, cognitive... Read More

Out of Bounds

(Winter 2008) released from William Head Institution

One article examines obstacles to transitioning back into society including PTSD and addiction, and another article discusses the Restorative Justice Symposium 2008. KEYWORDS: halfway house, release, PTSD,... Read More

Out of Bounds

(December 1996) released from William Head Institution

Christmas issue with articles on the new telephone system with PIN numbers and pre-approved calling lists, a prisoner’s experience in “The Hole” (segregation), and the correlation between... Read More

Out of Bounds

(May 1983) released from William Head Institution

Charter of Rights issues as they relate to prisoners and accused persons, a UVic Martlet article on Nicaraguan prisons, parole as a solution to overcrowding, female prisoners in Canada, and an Interpol... Read More

Out of Bounds

(March 1983) released from William Head Institution

Articles include an editorial on prison overcrowding and the economics of imprisonment, prisons in developing countries, and the Ont. Supreme Court ruling that “gating” (revoking parole on... Read More