The Penal Press - A History of Prison from Within

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This Christmas/New Year edition addresses problems with the RCMP and the part Canadian press plays in guarding civil liberties. Also included is an article suggesting a comprehensive reform of laws covering... Read More

This issue of Off the Wall contains an editorial regarding the new proposals to the parole system, and proposal of the Correctional Investigator. KEYWORDS:  ‘Parole In Canada’, discretionary... Read More

This issue of the Communicator includes an in-depth interview with only female Unit Classification Officer working at Springhill, a First Nations tale, and a piece on the necessity of the prisoner committee. KEYWORDS:... Read More

This large issue contains a chapter from the working papers of The Law Reform Commission of Canada on restitution, a reprinted article from TIME about behaviour modification, and a report by the prisoners’... Read More

This issue has a large selection of letters, poetry and information dedicated to the Alcoholics Anonymous program. Several short stories and some Aboriginal art are also included along with Christmas greetings... 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

This issue includes information about the Inmate Pay System, in-house vocational classes, local sports teams and scores, prisoner staff changes, and a notice about Christmas parcel fees. Claire Culhane... Read More

Highwitness News

(December 1983) released from Millhaven Institution

This issue is the first issue of the Highwitness News, as well as the Christmas edition. It contains information on daily life at Millhaven as well as topics for future articles. KEYWORDS: Christmas, Inmate... Read More

Terminator – November/December 1974

(November/December 1974) released from Stony Mountain Institution

This Christmas edition of Terminator highlights the internal issues at Stony Mountain. Also included is an article about how new officers are chosen and processed, and prisoner-professor correspondence... 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

Topics of articles in this issue include the Lifeserver Group and a discussion of God, a write up of the Christmas concert, and a description of /solicitation of input for the Issue publication.  * Some... Read More

This issue contains several articles highlighting Beaver Creek Correctional Camp Article. There is a piece explaining the work prisoners do for the Department of Lands and Forests as well as the work being... Read More

This issue features an extensive article outlining the sex offender treatment program at Regional Psychiatric Centre Pacific.  The article examines the steps involved in the program as well as the criteria... Read More

Tarpaper

(1974) released from Matsqui Institution

This winter edition provides a brief history of Christmas traditions, a letter to the editor (and a response) that discusses conditions at Matsqui Prison. Other pages are dedicated to discussions of opiate... 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