The Penal Press - A History of Prison from Within

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SUMMARY: This newsletter discusses the importance of being a part of a community in and out of prison, upcoming events, and features some religious poetry. KEYWORDS: Salvation Army Group Coded by Bethany... Read More

Tocsin – Winter 1989

(Winter 1989) released from Collins Bay Institution

SUMMARY: This issue includes an article detailing one woman’s newly found awareness of prison activities, an upcoming seminar, a reprinted article on the role of the “black sheep” in family dynamics,... Read More

Tocsin – July 1988

(July 1988) released from Collins Bay Institution

SUMMARY: This newsletter features letters from the retiring editor and his replacement, one prisoner’s reflections on his participation in Prisoners’ Justice Day, a letter dedicated to the head of... Read More

Tocsin – February 1988

(February 1988) released from Collins Bay Institution

SUMMARY: This issue includes the recounting of a meeting with the warden, an ongoing project to transcribe article into braille, a program to help prisoners prepare for their release, a reprinted letter... Read More

Avatar – April 1975

(April 1975) released from Collins Bay Institution

This issue contains a piece on a Progressive Conservative MP looking to bring back Capital Punishment and issues with RCMP, and a discussion with Solicitor General Warren Allmand about future reforms to... Read More

Avatar – February 1975

(February 1975) released from Collins Bay Institution

This issue contains one interview with the new Social & Culture Development Officer, and one about the Canadian Youth Research Project. There are articles about the law as it pertains to prisoners,... Read More

Avatar – January 1975

(January 1975) released from Collins Bay Institution

This issue contains an editorial about Supreme Court decisions regarding parole revocation and statutory remission, an article about the “prison problem” being neglected and the need for reform,... Read More

The Outlook – Winter/Spring 1997

(Winter/Spring 1997) released from Warkworth Institution

SUMMARY: This issue contains information on a workshop for becoming nonviolent, a former prisoner’s account of job hunting, and technological advances in policing. Also included are reprinted facts on... Read More

This issue highlights a motion introduced in Parliament to abolish capital punishment completely and replace it with a mandatory 25-year sentence before parole. Also included is an article on fewer prisoners... Read More

Cemetery Road – August 1985

(August 1985) released from Kent Institution

SUMMARY: This edition features articles from mainstream media outlets discussing prejudicial treatment of ‘ex-cons’, proposed changes to the mandatory supervision program, privatization of catering... Read More

The Grapevine

(February 1999) released from Grand Valley Institution for Women

SUMMARY: The newsletter details the existence and achievements of the Inmate Committee, information on prisoner wages, a list of rules and chargeable offences for new prisoners, health advice, and a newly... Read More

Tarpaper – October 1974

(October 1974) released from Matsqui Institution

This issue of Tarpaper includes articles on the social problem of drug addiction, a prisoner’s wife’s experience with social imprisonment, and the Divine Light Mission. Also included is a piece... Read More

Kent Times v1(4)

(1987) released from Kent Institution

SUMMARY: This issue includes opinions on the death penalty and its alternatives, interviews with prisoners serving life sentences, updates on an upcoming boxing event, reprints on the death penalty, and... Read More

SUMMARY: This newsletter includes encouragement for prisoners to further their education, thoughts on prisons as the true manufacturers of crime, how transfers keep prisoners away from their families,... Read More

SUMMARY: This first edition from Okimaw Ohci Healing Lodge on Nikaneet First Nation land emphasizes the significance of relationships, especially with Elders, and connection to culture in the holistic... Read More