The Penal Press - A History of Prison from Within

268 results for ‘Educational or Vocational Training’ found

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

Out Of Bounds v26(2)

(Summer 2009) released from William Head Institution

This issue contains many letters to the editor, an editorial on Prisoners’ Justice Day, a piece on being tired of jail and the ways to work on getting out and staying out, and a prisoner’s... Read More

This issue focuses on the psychiatric treatment of prisoners, including a piece on the concern of a Research Subject, the agreement for the Behaviour Disorder Program, and a look at the legal rights of... Read More

Mission Medium

(March 24, 1981) released from Mission Medium Security Institution

This issue contains a piece on capital punishment, a list of courses offered by the Open Learning Institute, an article on the effects of consuming refined sugar, and poetry. Coded by Kate Garrett  Read More

This issue contains articles on rehabilitation and education centres for First Nations and Métis, and the consequences of cultural loss. Also addressed is the need for prisoner education, the idea for... Read More

Insights

(Fall 1990) released from Drumheller Institution and Annex

This issue includes updates on the current state of the prison (finances, health care, available education, food drives, etc), reports from committees and support groups, a piece about Prisoners’... Read More

The Frontenac Forum V2(5)

(May 1, 2005) released from Frontenac Institution

Included in this issue are articles on what Canadians what from our health care system, how the prison dairy runs, the oil industry, and an opinion piece on abortion and euthanasia.   Coded by Kate... Read More

Out Of Bounds v.12(4)

(Winter 1995) released from William Head Institution

This issue contains an editorial on the “me first” attitude of prisoners, an article on the cost of prohibiting substances, and pieces on Toastmasters, chiropractic, AA, and William Head’s... Read More

The Mountain Echo

(July 1994) released from Mountain Institution

This issue contains commentaries on risk-taking, a book about adult victims of childhood sexual abuse, a counselling program being offered by the Residential Historical Abuse Program for victims of sexual... Read More