The Penal Press - A History of Prison from Within

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C.B. Diamond

(July 1958) released from Collins Bay Institution

This issue includes highlights of the Speech from the Throne, a look at the Stores Department of the prison, rehabilitation of offenders, entertainment coming to the prison, and sport. Keywords: remission,... 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

C.B. Diamond

(February 1959) released from Collins Bay Institution

Beginning with the excellent editorial “I Am the Penal Press”, this issue includes guest editorials on the subject of prisoner motives and being viewed as society’s “rejects”,... 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

C.B. Diamond V13(6)

(October 1963) released from Collins Bay Institution

In addition to a piece about a prisoner-led building boom at the prison, this issue includes a prisoner opinion poll on the subject of parole, an editorial on the programs that Kingston needs to make prisoners... Read More

C.B. Diamond

(1963) released from Collins Bay Institution

In addition to prisoner self-assessments, this issue includes pieces on the reasons behind prisoner nicknames, the work prisoners did to repair floats for a Kingston parade, recaps of Family Service Day... Read More

Highwitness News

(October 1984) released from Millhaven Institution

Included in this issue is a guide to quitting smoking, an opinion piece on violence in the prison, and a piece on warrants. Also included are lengthy poetry, entertainment, and sports sections. Keywords:... Read More

Highwitness News

(January 1984) released from Millhaven Institution

This issue is primarily focused on entertainment: sports, including house league hockey; movies; humor; poetry; and a piece on Willie Nelson.   Coded by Kate Garrett  Read More

Avatar – May/Jun 1977

(May/Jun 1977) released from Collins Bay Institution

In addition to an editorial on the necessity of accountability in prisons, this issue addresses the rates of convictions for First Nations people, wiretapping, news from the Inmate Committee, incoming... Read More

Avatar – April 1977

(April 1977) released from Collins Bay Institution

In addition to an editorial about federal bills, this issue includes an interview with the prison’s Assistant Director of Socialization Larry Stebbins on socialization and temporary absences, an... Read More

Avatar – Jul/Aug 1977

(Jul/Aug 1977) released from Collins Bay Institution

This significant issue of Avatar includes a 37-page response of the Solicitor General to the parliamentary sub-committee report on the penitentiary system in Canada. This issue also includes the Inmate... Read More

Catch-22

(January 30-February 5 1981) released from Matsqui Institution

In addition to a prison calendar of events and information from the Inmate Committee, this issue includes information on upcoming entertainment and a racket-ball tournament. Keywords: Case Management Team Coded... Read More

Con.T.A.C.T.

(1979) released from Collins Bay Institution

In addition to an piece on the Solitary Confinement Abolition Project, this issue contains an opinion piece on justice, views on prison homosexuality, and a critique of opinions on prison employment. Also... 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