The Penal Press - A History of Prison from Within

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Tarpaper

(February 1978) released from Matsqui Institution

SUMMARY: This issue opens with an exploration of the roots and contemporary features of “convict poetry”, identifying how imprisonment can amplify or awaken a need for free expression. Articles critique... Read More

New Dimensions – May 1978

(May 1978) released from Oakalla Prison

SUMMARY: Articles in this issue consider the root causes of crime, discussing poverty and the illegal drug trade. Solutions brought forward critique the introduction of a compulsory treatment centre and... Read More

SUMMARY: This issue presents statistics on the portion of the Canadian Correctional Service budget allocated to correctional programs and the effectiveness of such programs, as well as prison capacity,... Read More

Out of Bounds v.35(1)

(Summer 2018) released from William Head Institution

This issue discusses prisoner rehabilitation and access to constructive activities such as the prospective return of prison farms and the limited access prisoners have to current technology.  Some information... Read More

The Hilltop Journal

(July 1986) released from Westmorland Institution

In addition to an editorial and an opinion piece on the passage in Parliament of Bills C-67 and C-68, this paper includes questions and answers on credit cards, interviews with the prison’s interim... Read More

The Hilltop Journal

(May 1986) released from Westmorland Institution

In addition to an interview with the Superintendent, this issue includes many group updates from various aspects of prison life, two prisoner profiles, reports from the dairy and beef barns, and details... Read More

The Hilltop Journal

(August 1986) released from Westmorland Institution

Beginning with an editorial on case management, this issue includes pieces on what a prisoner should take when they leave prison, information on life skills and job seeking, and an interview with the Co-ordinator... Read More

The Hilltop Journal

(June 1986) released from Westmorland Institution

In addition to an interview with the Coordinator of Education and Employment, this issue includes a piece on Parole in Canada, and various physical health items. Also included is sports coverage, humor,... Read More

The Hilltop Journal

(April 1986) released from Westmorland Institution

In addition to an piece on prisoner pay, this issue includes features on two prisoners, a report from the prison dairy, and updates from the various prison groups.   Coded by Kate Garrett  Read More

C.B. Diamond V15(1)

(Winter 1965) released from Collins Bay Institution

In addition to a piece on the loved ones of prisoners, this issue includes pieces on education and the prison library, Christmas family service, short fiction, poetry, and sports. Keywords: Christmas Family... Read More

Inside News

(October 1989) released from Drumheller Institution and Annex

In addition to an editorial on politics and the effects politicians can have on the lives of prisoners, this issue includes a lengthy critique of Mandatory Supervision as set out in The Huggessen Report,... Read More

C.B. Diamond

(December 1958) released from Collins Bay Institution

This Christmas issue of the C.B. Diamond includes a guest editorial about why one should write for the Penal Press. Also included is an address delivered at the Annual Conference of the International Prisoners’... Read More

C.B. Diamond

(November 1958) released from Collins Bay Institution

In addition to an editorial on the importance of the penal press, this issue includes pieces on the Canadian Legion’s poppy campaign, a prisoner’s experience of serving multiple sentences,... Read More

C.B. Diamond

(Summer 1964) released from Collins Bay Institution

Included in this issue are articles regarding the expected closure of Kingston Penitentiary, the possibility of another future prison for women, opinion pieces on anti-smoking and what makes a criminal,... Read More

C.B. Diamond V14(1)

(February 1964) released from Collins Bay Institution

In addition to a prisoner poll on recidivism, this issue contains an editorial on prison reform in the United States of America, and pieces on schooling at the prison, prisons as a blood source for the... Read More