The Penal Press - A History of Prison from Within

287 results for ‘Educational or Vocational Training’ found

Articles on the value of adult education (and its effect on recidivism), being the wife of a prisoner, taking accountability for one’s crime, restorative justice process and sentencing circles, and... Read More

In this issue the editor reveals talk of plans for a Pathways residence for Aboriginal prisoners, an intensive drug support unit (ISU) and a Temporary Detention Unit at William Head.  The editor also... Read More

This issue contains two major announcements: CSC’s replacement of the detested Millennium telephone system and the long-awaited closure of P4W.  Also in this issue are articles on the convict code,... Read More

Articles include discussion of CSC’s evaluation of future possibilities for changes to the prison model, a prisoner’s experience in Leavenworth, legal article on the faint hope clause, labeling and... Read More

Parole is the focus of several articles in this issue of Outlook.  One article analyzes the ramifications of the new proposal to grant parole to prisoners after they have served one-sixth of their sentence.  ... Read More

This issue contains detailed and lengthy articles on the Court of Appeal and the Warden’s Court.  There is also a very in-depth article on venereal diseases.  Information can be found on the Christopher... Read More

Fifteen pages of this issue are dedicated to sentencing, which is examined in extensive detail.  Another lengthy article analyzes parole revocation and statutory remission.  Parole receives in-depth... Read More

This edition focuses heavily on post-carceral issues, particularly employment and vocational training.  Alternatives to incarceration, such as probation, is also a recurring topic.  The Lodestar urges... Read More

This issue is comprised mainly of inspirational articles, poetry, and humour.  One article pleads the case for hiring parolees and ex-convicts and another article discusses the reinstatement of the inmate... Read More

This issue contains several articles highlighting Beaver Creek Correctional Camp Article. There is a piece explaining the work prisoners do for the Department of Lands and Forests as well as the work being... Read More

Advance – September 1966

(September 1966) released from Joyceville Institution

This issue opens with an article by the warden commenting on the positive relationship that has developed between the staff and the prisoners.  Also in this edition are articles on the food services in... Read More

The Report to Parliament by the sub-committee on the Penitentiary System in Canada and the Solicitor General’s response to the recommendations are highlighted in this issue.  There is a very detailed... Read More

This issue addresses the importance of visitors to prisoners, a bill approving an increase of the National Parole Board from 9 to 19 members, and the establishment of a cooperative to financially benefit... Read More

Rehabilitation and parole are recurring themes in this issue of the C.B. Diamond.  There is an article on the Vocational Placement for the Osborne Association which finds employment for ex-convicts as... Read More

Education, vocational training and employment are the focus of much of this issue.  There is extensive information on the Group Therapy program including a current and future syllabus.  One article details... Read More