The Penal Press - A History of Prison from Within

55 results for ‘Christmas in prison’ found

Mountain Echoes V1(4)

(December 1951) released from Manitoba Penitentiary

feature article in this issue talks about the challenges faced after release.  Other pieces focus on Christmas on the inside and outside of prison.  Read More

Tele-Scope v1(6)

(January 1951) released from Kingston Penitentiary

Summary: Among the highlights in this issue are articles discussing how to take university courses, the introduction of legal aid in Ontario, and the arrival of an x-ray machine at the penitentiary. Authors... Read More

Out of Bounds V30(4)

(December 2013) released from William Head Institution

This issue contains an editorial on diet and Buddhism, articles on strengthening your back, global warming, the need for accountability of prison administrations and the aims of the Prisoner Action Coalition,... Read More

The Communicator

(December 1997) released from Springhill Institution

Included in this issue is a critique of the prison’s food quality, articles on the right to vote, requests to the new Commissioner of Corrections, fraudulent abuse compensation claims, and statistics... Read More

This Christmas issue of the C.B. Diamond includes articles on several topics including the effectiveness of prison journalism and the importance of prison editors, beliefs about punishment and human behaviour,... Read More

This Christmas issue includes editorials, stories, and poetry inspired by the season. There are also articles regarding the negative effects of rumours on prisoners, especially when related to statutory... Read More

This issue marks the one year anniversary of the paper, and the Christmas edition. One poetry submission writes about the effects of heroin use, and an article satirizes the Christmas story of the birth... Read More

Avatar – December 1975

(December 1975) released from Collins Bay Institution

This Christmas issue of Avatar is an entirely creative one, primarily consisting of short stories, poetry, and humour. Coded by: Kate Garrett    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

This issue of The Outlook includes an interview with the prison psychologist, explains the purpose of Operation Springboard, and describes the “rehabilitative-therapeutic” community of Warkworth... Read More

Note: Issue number and part of cover is illegible. This small Christmas issue of The Outlook includes a piece from the director touching on prison overcrowding, a discussion of Life Skills coaching, and... Read More

Con.T.A.C.T.

(1980) released from Collins Bay Institution

In addition to information on the Christmas concert, this issue contains a piece by the Prisoner’s Rights Group on the death of prisoner Ivan Horvat, and information on developments from the John... Read More

This issue deals with various aspects of prison life that will be effected by the Corrections and Conditional Release Act, or Bill C-36. These include Unescorted Temporary Absences (UTAs), living conditions,... Read More

Christmas is the main topic of this issue, from what christmas is like in prison for a new prisoner, to how christmas is celebrated internationally, to a Finnish Christmas story. Also included are articles... Read More

The Echo – May/June 1976

(May/June 1976) released from Dorchester Penitentiary

This Jaycee newsletter includes information about the Jaycees, an editorial about self-worth, and Jaycee election results. KEYWORDS:  Jaycees Coded by: Kate Garrett  Read More