The Penal Press - A History of Prison from Within

221 results for ‘Educational or Vocational Training’ found

Catch 22

(September 19-25 1980) released from Matsqui Institution

This issue contains Inmate Committee news, a calendar of events, and information on vocational courses being offered. Keywords: vocational automotive, vocational welding, silkscreen printing Coded by Kate... Read More

Con.T.A.C.T.

(1979) released from Collins Bay Institution

In addition to reviews and recommendations of the Citizens Advisory Committee’, this issue contains pieces on the Exceptional People’s Olympiad, the electric chair, and information about the... Read More

Bath Times

(October 1992) released from Bath Institution

This issue contains information about the Bath Institution Terry Fox Run, answers to prisoner questions by the Assistant Commissioner of Penitentiaries, John Rama, a piece on a prisoner trip to the Whig... Read More

The Bath Times

(1993) released from Bath Institution

This issue includes an interview with Kingston Whig Standard publisher, John G. Doherty, an interview with a Case Management Officer about the role,  an interview with two tutors and a teacher of prisoners,... Read More

Catch 22

(November 21-27, 1980) released from Matsqui Institution

This short issue contains a calendar of upcoming events, information on a swimming course, a sports section, and an update on the prison library. Coded by Kate Garrett  Read More

A.B.E. Newsletter

(June 1989) released from Stony Mountain Institution

This newsletter promotes literacy. Included is a section on the Ojibwe language, prisoner short fiction and poetry pieces, and a call for submissions of a school crest. Coded by Kate Garrett  Read More

Catch 22

(November 7-13) released from Matsqui Institution

This short issue contains a calendar of upcoming events, updates on prison events and committees, information on the prison Christmas social, and information and rules regarding the upcoming prison open... Read More

Catch 22

(January 18-24, 1980) released from Matsqui Institution

This issue contains an update from the Inmate Committee, a list of scholarships and awards available for application, and a letter of acknowledgment from the Solicitor General to prisoners graduating from... Read More

KP Telescope v2(15)

(October 1951) released from Kingston Penitentiary

This issue contains articles on whether or not prisoners are being “coddled”, justice, and how outsiders view the prison environment. Also included are sections on vocational training, a field... Read More

Ferndale Flyer

(April 6 1990) released from Ferndale Institution

This flyer contains information and reminders for prisoners of rules and activities occurring at the prison, such as trades courses. Coded by Kate Garrett  Read More

Pen-O-Rama

(October-December 1958) released from St-Vincent-de- Paul Institution

This Christmas issue of the Pen-O-Rama contains a number of prison-themed short fiction pieces, commentaries on Christmas in prison, an article on drawing and painting with oils, a section on playing chess,... Read More

Off The Wall

(May 1988) released from Saskatchewan Penitentiary

This issue contains articles on the possible implementation of a Unit Management system, parole decisions, and one former prisoner’s discussion on how the penal system fails to rehabilitate prisoners.... Read More

This issue contains articles on HIV/AIDS, politics, and power as a form of violence. Also included are short fiction pieces and poetry. Coded by Kate Garrett  Read More

K.P. Telescope

(November 1956) released from Kingston Penitentiary

This issue includes an editorial on “humane” capital punishment, a case for probation in Canada, a look inside Kingston Prison, and a piece on repairing toys in prison. Also included are articles... Read More

K.P. Telescope

(February 1959) released from Kingston Penitentiary

This issue contains an article about the critiques of the Habitual Criminal Act, a piece on rehabilitation by Dorothy W. Scheer (Queen of the Penal Press), an article about Christmas release by a British... Read More