The Penal Press - A History of Prison from Within

287 results for ‘Educational or Vocational Training’ found

This issue includes capital punishment in Canada, declining crime (with homicide statistics-reprinted from Let’s Talk), privatization of prisons, links between the media and violent crime, Elbow... Read More

An editorial and an article discuss information and statistics on parole/mandatory supervision, and other articles include one written by Graham Stewart of the John Howard Society on Bill C-67, preparation... Read More

The government’s war on drugs is the topic of one article and also included are articles on the need for expanded prisoner education (including computer training), sex in prison, and an opinion... Read More

This issue includes articles on the disappearance of rehabilitation from prisons, Prisoners’ Justice Day, a reprint from the Toronto Star on lack of prisoner reform, and an update from the Native... Read More

This issue features a short story for entertainment called ‘The Escape’. Information on education courses as well as rehabilitative activities available to inmates is included. Religious literature... Read More

This issue includes information on prison statistics in Canada. The minutes from a meeting between the Inmate Committee and the Administration is recorded. There are news articles on the correlation between recession... 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

A look at prisoner pay and a questionnaire on capital punishment are the main focal points of this issue. KEYWORDS: Capital Punishment, Prisoner Pay Coded by: Joe Lanaway  Read More

This short issue includes an update on the Inmate Committee, a fundraiser involving photo albums, setting up a tennis club, and news about canteen prices. KEYWORDS: Inmate Grievance Procedure, Tennis,... Read More

This short issue brings news from the Inmate Committee, an update on the condition of the prison camera, the G.E.D. programs, and new typewriters being provided to the institution. Also provided is a critical... Read More

SUMMARY: This issue includes new additions to the library, the need for more rehabilitative programs, a message from Alcoholics Anonymous, and the establishment of an Inmate Committee. KEYWORDS: Cell theft,... Read More

Midnight Express

(June-July 1980) released from Edmonton Institution

SUMMARY: In this issue editors propose a minimum wage work program citing successful federal prison work programs in Ontario, Nova Scotia, and New Brunswick. A positive review of the Health Care Unit recognizes... Read More

The Drum Issue 21

(November 2009) released from Drumheller Institution and Annex

SUMMARY: This issue contains an opinion piece on the shortcomings of the grievance system, statistics on Hepatitis C, excerpts from a speech given by a National Parole Board chairman, flu season information,... Read More

This short issue of BridgeViews includes an article about the “Youth Speak” program, in which prisoners talk to young people and their parents about the pitfalls of “following in [their]... Read More

This issue includes a humorous short story about hunting pedestrians and about the health hazards of unrefined sugar. Short articles about Terry Fox and apes are also included. KEYWORDS: Inmate Committee,... Read More