The Penal Press - A History of Prison from Within

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The Correctional Service of Canada is criticized heavily in this issue with much focus on the transition of William Head from a medium security to a minimum security prison.    There is information... Read More

The Psychopathy Checklist – Revised (PCL-R) and its potential for misapplication (and abuse) in prisons is discussed, and other articles discuss spending Christmas in jail, a prisoner’s sister’s... Read More

This issue opens with an article on Prisoners’ Justice Day and explains the reasons behind its inception.  There is also an in-depth article detailing the claim against CSC that the high prices of the... Read More

The editorial discusses the role of the inmate committee and other article topics include services offered by Operation Springboard, Donald Marshall and capital punishment, Concord House (Salvation Army)... Read More

The Outlook – March/April 1984

(March/April 1984) released from Warkworth Institution

A sample self-test for estimating the chances that a prisoner will re-offend and return to prison.  Other articles discuss the new privacy act and information kept on private citizens by the government,... Read More

Parole is the focus of several articles in this issue of Outlook.  One article analyzes the ramifications of the new proposal to grant parole to prisoners after they have served one-sixth of their sentence.  ... Read More

This issue includes articles on the recent visit of Inger Hansen (Correctional Investigator) to Joyceville, and related issues.  Also in this issue are articles on the evolution of (the status of) women,... Read More

Fifteen pages of this issue are dedicated to sentencing, which is examined in extensive detail.  Another lengthy article analyzes parole revocation and statutory remission.  Parole receives in-depth... Read More

This edition focuses heavily on post-carceral issues, particularly employment and vocational training.  Alternatives to incarceration, such as probation, is also a recurring topic.  The Lodestar urges... Read More

This issue is comprised mainly of inspirational articles, poetry, and humour.  One article pleads the case for hiring parolees and ex-convicts and another article discusses the reinstatement of the inmate... Read More

This issue opens with an account of Solicitor General Warren Allmand’s visit to Springhill.  Other articles cover such things as the new film club, the escape of four prisoners, and rehabilitation in... Read More

Advance – June 1973

(June 1973) released from Joyceville Institution

This issue addresses the need for prison and parole reform, discusses the prisoner committee election, parole revocation, explains court sentencing, and includes an outline of a visit from the Solicitor... Read More

Advance – Autumn 1971

(Autumn 1971) released from Joyceville Institution

This issue contains a number of articles debating the hiring of ex-convicts.  The newly-formed Inmate Committee, the new chaplain’s assistant, and the woman behind the Kingston Half-Way House and Drop-In... Read More

Rehabilitation and parole are recurring themes in this issue of the C.B. Diamond.  There is an article on the Vocational Placement for the Osborne Association which finds employment for ex-convicts as... Read More

Education, vocational training and employment are the focus of much of this issue.  There is extensive information on the Group Therapy program including a current and future syllabus.  One article details... Read More