The Penal Press - A History of Prison from Within

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This issue includes  prisoners’ reviews of Tanguay Prison, Halifax County Correctional Centre and St. John Regional Correctional Centre.  One woman writes about her experience on day parole and... Read More

This issue’s feature article discusses the prison management of sex offenders including living arrangements, anonymity, specialized programs and statements from Deputy Warden Sandra Burton regarding... Read More

This issue features two articles written by prisoners. One article argues the quality, management and effectiveness of prison rehabilitation programs and a second well-cited letter appeals to Canada’s... Read More

The Outlook – April/May 1983

(April/May 1983) released from Warkworth Institution

This issue opens with an informative article on one’s rights regarding questioning and detainment by police.  Two other articles discuss budget cuts to post-secondary education for prisoners, examining... Read More

The Outlook – January-March 1983

(January-March 1983) released from Warkworth Institution

Poetry and short stories make up the bulk of this issue; however, there are also articles on the Effective Speaking Course offered by the Jaycees, group homes for recovering alcoholics, and the use of... Read More

This issue focuses heavily on mandatory supervision and parole, as well as the controversial practice of double-bunking due to the unexpected swell in the prison population.  This issue also features... Read More

This edition features an open letter to the Commisioner of  CSC detailing one prisoner’s claims of abuse at Bowden Institution. The legality of the Psychopathy Checklist (Revised) being conducted... Read More

This issue contains an in-depth article on the rehabilitation of violent offenders.  There is a lengthy article regarding the Canadian Constitution followed by the details of the Canadian Charter of Rights... Read More

In this issue, prisoners consider the current strike by Correctional employees and the new Mission policy which identifies the core values of Canada’s federal correctional system. Three articles... Read More

Here Professor A.K. Dewdney questions how Sigmund Freud’s unproven theories form the basis of psychotherapy and further frame the diagnosis of an inmate’s mental health used at parole hearings.... Read More

Here, several well-researched, well-cited articles critique a broad range of topics central to Canada’s justice system. Of particular interest are the articles written by prisoners and prisoner advocate... Read More

This issue opens with an article pressing for parole in Canada and pointing to its possible benefits.  There is a detailed article comparing Canada and Sweden’s penal systems, and another describing... Read More

This issue showcases articles which advocate for prisoners’ psychological and physical health. Specifically, a former prisoner pens his views opposing the judicial review of life sentences... Read More

This issue highlights Cambridge University’s D.J. West’s critique on methods used by Mission’s treatment program for sexual offenders. This article cites excerpts from West’s findings... Read More

This Christmas issue concentrates on juvenile crime and young offenders.  Of interest is the story of a young woman who befriends her 16-year-old attacker during his imprisonment.  The realities of freedom... Read More