The Penal Press - A History of Prison from Within

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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

Out of Bounds v33(3)

(September 2016) released from William Head Institution

This issue includes articles on the Liberal government’s bills regarding criminal law, demands sent to the Liberal Government regarding prison reforms, and struggles with parole officers (including... Read More

Included in this issue are opinion pieces on distracted driving, cyber-bullying, capitalism, and self-esteem. Also included are critiques of centralized commissary purchasing, and the dissolution of the... Read More

Shipshape

(January 1998) released from Warkworth Institution

This issue of the “Maritimers Group Annual Newsletter” includes updates on meetings, family socials, committees and groups, and charitable projects. Coded by Kate Garrett  Read More

Inside Reflections

(May 1986) released from Millhaven Institution

This issue is entirely selections of poetry. Coded by Kate Garrett  Read More

Transition

(April 1952) released from British Columbia Penitentiary

Included in this issue are articles about prisoner wages, how to utilize time in prison, segregation, and sportsmanship. Also included are sections on sports, books, and jokes. Keywords: Reform Program Coded... Read More

Catch 22

(November 21-27, 1980) released from Matsqui Institution

This short issue contains a calendar of upcoming events, information on a swimming course, a sports section, and an update on the prison library. Coded by Kate Garrett  Read More