The Penal Press - A History of Prison from Within

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This issue features two articles on employment after prison with a focus on the employers and the reasons for hiring ex-convicts.  Also of interest is a piece on youthful offenders gaining criminal knowledge... Read More

In this issue one will find articles praising the work of prison chaplains, the value of rehabilitation versus punishment, and the pitfalls of defending oneself in court.  There are also articles regarding... Read More

This issue features several articles regarding the realities of life in prison, society’s view of criminals, and the difficulties prisoners face on the outside upon their release.  Also discussed are... Read More

This issue contains an article dispelling prisoner stereotypes and highlighting the various activities prisoners engage in for personal growth and development.  Another article criticizes the building... Read More

This newsletter deals with the abolition of capital punishment and continuing updates of the young offenders program, as well as a number of other programs implemented by the Omega Club. Also mentioned... Read More

This issue continues to deal with the possible implementation of bill C-67 as well as focusing on the number of programs which the Omega Club are working on getting started up. Also touched on are policing... Read More

This newsletter deals with the issue of mandatory supervision and bill C-67. Also focused on is the creation of a young offenders program and the already existing “HELP” program. KEYWORDS:... Read More

As this issue is published in December, there is an emphasis on Christmas with several religious and spiritual pieces and well wishes for the season.  Several articles throughout this issue touch on views... Read More

In this issue you’ll find a descriptive write up about a pilot art therapy program entitled “The Role of Art in the Special Unit”. Written by Scotland’s first art therapist Joyce... Read More

This issue tends to focus on post-carceral issues, specifically in relation to rehabilitation, or the lack thereof, and recidivism.  Also of interest is an article discussing the media’s propensity... Read More

This issue offers four feature articles among a broad spectrum of topics relating to prisoners’ rights. First, a biographical article about prisoner advocate Claire Culhane, her history and her... Read More

In this issue you will find extensive policy material within Correctional Services Canada with specific cases cited: a sample of a grievance upheld and several items referencing the Canadian Charter of... Read More

This issue discusses large versus small prisons, Training Schools, and the recommendations of the parliamentary subcommittee on prisons.  There is an in-depth article detailing the requirement of an Inmate... Read More

Con.T.A.C.T. – Oct/Nov 1978

(October/November 1978) released from Collins Bay Institution

Parole plays a major role in this issue of Con.T.A.C.T.  There are seventeen pages, written by lawyers as a reference for other lawyers, dedicated to the in-depth examination of parole and mandatory supervision,... Read More

This issue highlights the various community in-reach activities of Collin’s Bay Penitentiary, including the request to hold a blood donor clinic at the prison, the prisoners’ participation in the... Read More