The Penal Press - A History of Prison from Within

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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

This year-end issue presents a great variety of topics. Highlights center on the Solicitor General’s leadership initiatives and priorities such as mandatory supervision, Inmate Employment Program... Read More

This New Year’s issue features an article on the controversial practice of capital punishment and its debateable effectiveness as a deterrent. Other articles discuss issues with employment for ex-convicts... Read More

As this issue is published in December, there is an emphasis on Christmas with several religious and spiritual pieces and well wishes for the season.  Several articles throughout this issue touch on views... Read More

This issue discusses large versus small prisons, Training Schools, and the recommendations of the parliamentary subcommittee on prisons.  There is an in-depth article detailing the requirement of an Inmate... Read More

This issue opens with the King’s Rangers Group looking to prisoners to donate money and help stuff Christmas stockings for underprivileged children in Kingston.  There are also brief articles on heroin... Read More

This Mission Rag is centered on the prison community, prison programs and their successes. See the editor’s view on prisoner connectedness to the outside world and its relationship to recidivism... Read More

Pendulum – December 1989

(December 1989) released from Joyceville Institution

This issue focuses on the programs and groups available for prisoners to join, including a kind of mentoring program for new prisoners called “Con-Talk”.  There is a section describing the many handmade... Read More

This issue takes a positive approach in creating prison communities with programs to improve fitness levels, mental health and prisoners’ overall well-being. Also included are sports events, a feature... Read More

Pendulum – March 1985

(March 1985) released from Joyceville Institution

This issue contains articles concerning prison overcrowding and the practice of body searching prison visitors.  There is also information regarding housing for parolees and the various groups and organizations... Read More