The Penal Press - A History of Prison from Within

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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 opens with an account of Solicitor General Warren Allmand’s visit to Springhill.  Other articles cover such things as the new film club, the escape of four prisoners, and rehabilitation in... Read More

Advance – June 1973

(June 1973) released from Joyceville Institution

This issue addresses the need for prison and parole reform, discusses the prisoner committee election, parole revocation, explains court sentencing, and includes an outline of a visit from the Solicitor... Read More

Advance – Autumn 1971

(Autumn 1971) released from Joyceville Institution

This issue contains a number of articles debating the hiring of ex-convicts.  The newly-formed Inmate Committee, the new chaplain’s assistant, and the woman behind the Kingston Half-Way House and Drop-In... 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

This issue opens with a lengthy piece on customs in Czechoslovakia and also contains two articles paying tribute to Scotsman Robert Burns.  Juvenile delinquency is examined along with factors contributing... 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

This Easter edition clears up misperceptions regarding parole in Canada, specifically the myth that there is a parole system (at the time of this publication).  The success of parole in other countries... Read More

A number of articles in this issue focus on drugs: in the prison, on the street,testing, trafficking.  Mumia Abu-Jamal shares his thoughts on the treatment of African Americans in the justice system and... Read More

In this issue, Claire Culhane weighs in on the building of more prisons in Canada and the warden discusses drugs and alcohol,the new drug policy at Warkworth, the CSC Mission Statement, and problems surrounding... Read More

A profile on ex-convict Serge Leclerc, re-printed from the Globe and Mail, details his struggles with incarceration and his accomplishments before and after his release.  Also profiled is Claire Culhane,... Read More

An article by George Watson, first published in Out of Bounds,is re-printed here and further discussed.  The articles criticize the harsher sentences received by “the poor” compared to the lighter... Read More

In this issue, the Street Prep column offers prisoners a detailed outline for a written plan to re-enter society, specifying goals that will contribute to success on the outside.  Another article provides... Read More

This issue features an extensive article outlining the sex offender treatment program at Regional Psychiatric Centre Pacific.  The article examines the steps involved in the program as well as the criteria... Read More

The Jaycees 15th anniversary banquet receives extensive coverage in this issue of Outlook.  For those planning to visit Warkworth, there are map directions to the prison as well as restaurant and hotel... Read More