The Penal Press - A History of Prison from Within

68 results for ‘Claire Culhane’ found

Kent Times v1(3)

(1987) released from Kent Institution

SUMMARY: This issue includes an account of becoming literate in prison, the creation of a writing workshop, tutoring programs, Aboriginal education in prison, news of institutions in America denying parole... Read More

Out of Bounds v32(1)

(Spring 2015) released from William Head Institution

SUMMARY: This issue includes correspondence with the magazine’s readership, a response to a suggested legislation around parole eligibility, advice for adjusting to life outside of prison, feedback on... Read More

The Communicator

(Summer 1996) released from Springhill Institution

SUMMARY: This issue includes an article on prisoner’s rights, an update on settlements awarded to those who suffered abuse while in the government’s care in Nova Scotia, one prisoner’s reflections... Read More

The Insider

(July 1992) released from Matsqui Institution

SUMMARY: This issue includes the offering of a computer class and other courses, thoughts on how the staff treat the prisoners, an upcoming visit from Claire Culhane, reprinted statistics comparing Canada’s... Read More

Out of Bounds v.31(2&3)

(Spring/Fall 2014) released from William Head Institution

SUMMARY: This issue features articles on feelings of apathy within prison, the importance of remorse, advice on staying out of prison after your release, excerpts from a paper on the use of “system”... Read More

Odyssey

(1978) released from Millhaven Institution

SUMMARY: This issue emphasizes the need for increased citizen awareness of, and involvement in, the penal system. Articles call for the implementation of a Bill of Rights for Prisoners, improved medical... Read More

The Gabber Express

(August 2018) released from Matsqui Institution

Issue focussed on Prisoners’ Justice Day.  Read More

SUMMARY: This issue lists statistics about the prison population, an opinion piece on greed and the convict code, the use of labelling and stereotypes within prison, thoughts on the outward expression... Read More

A re-print from another paper starts this issue off with an article on the works of Clare Culhane. One prisoner’s point of view on capital punishment is printed as a poem, and another prisoner writes... 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

SUMMARY: This edition includes statistics on Canadian prisoners with tuberculosis and employment at Collins Bay.  Additionally, Claire Culhane, victims of crime, the Attorney General, case management,... 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

Cemetery Road – September 1984

(September 1984) released from Kent Institution

SUMMARY: This issue discusses prison abolition, the practice of “gating” federal offenders, the importance of Prisoners’ Justice Day, and the perception of all prisoners as “sexual perverts”.... Read More

Kent Times v1(5)

(1987) released from Kent Institution

SUMMARY: This issue includes letters from Claire Culhane, suggested changes to parole procedures, thoughts on violent children’s toys, Vietnam War veterans in Canada, how art and history are interconnected,... 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