The Penal Press - A History of Prison from Within

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Pendulum – Winter 1984

(Winter 1984) released from Joyceville Institution

A major topic in this issue concerns an investigation into the Metropolitan Toronto Police Force Hold-Up Squad.  This issue also discusses prison overcrowding as well as police safety issues after the... Read More

Pendulum – February 1983

(February 1983) released from Joyceville Institution

The exact date of this issue is unknown, but it is believed to be from February 1983.  This issue discusses prison violence as well as the Canadian justice system.  The Inmate Committee, the Allied Group,... Read More

Pendulum

(1982) released from Joyceville Institution

This issue contains an article about the Handicap Children’s Christmas party held at Joyceville by the prisoners.   There is information regarding the opportunity for paid vocational training as well... Read More

Pendulum

(1981) released from Joyceville Institution

In this issue one will find information regarding the Inmate Handbook, the Inmate Trust Fund, and transportation services to and from the prison for prisoners’ families.  There is also an article discussing... Read More

Pendulum – October 1981

(October 1981) released from Joyceville Institution

This issue focuses on marijuana, particularly its legalization. KEYWORDS: marijuana, decriminalization, ACT (Alliance for Cannabis Therapeutics) Coded by:  Nicole Arbuckle  Read More

Pendulum

(1979) released from Joyceville Institution

This issue contains information on the annual St. Leonard’s Society of Canada conference, the introduction of closed-circuit T.V. for police use, and human rights issues regarding parole.  There are... Read More

Pendulum – March 1979

(March 1979) released from Joyceville Institution

This issue contains information on travel to and from prison for prisoners’ families, as well as articles regarding Parole Act Amendments and proposed punishment reform.  There are articles regarding... Read More

Pendulum

(1981) released from Joyceville Institution

In this edition the focus is on mandatory supervision and parole.  There are also articles discussing human rights issues regarding mandatory supervision and parole.  There is a two-page column in French for... Read More

Advance – Fall and Winter 1968

(Fall and Winter 1968) released from Joyceville Institution

This issue deals with some of the political issues of the era (Vietnam War, Penal Reform, discrimination, etc.) and also provides an overview of the diverse issues confronting prisoners in Canada and the... Read More