The Penal Press - A History of Prison from Within

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In this issue you can read a piece on caring by prisoner advocate Claire Culhane, a prisoner’s view on sentencing and legislation, and a two-page article entitled “The History of Crime and Punishment”.  Of... Read More

This Mission Rag is centered on the prison community, prison programs and their successes. See the editor’s view on prisoner connectedness to the outside world and its relationship to recidivism... Read More

In this issue is a memorial in honour of a prisoner who took his life at Mission Institution. This issue also has an editorial which compares Canada’s position on peace and freedom to other... Read More

Here you will read about the first successful prisoner appeal of Bill C67, and a debate on Canada’s new correctional policy: employment of female prison guards. As well, detailed here are several... Read More

Pendulum – December 1989

(December 1989) released from Joyceville Institution

This issue focuses on the programs and groups available for prisoners to join, including a kind of mentoring program for new prisoners called “Con-Talk”.  There is a section describing the many handmade... Read More

There is information in this issue on prisoner etiquette as well as an article advocating for education to be used in sentencing.  There is also an article involving the publication of crime statistics... Read More

Pendulum – April/May 1988

(April/May 1988) released from Joyceville Institution

This issue contains an article on James Earl Ray, the man convicted of assassinating Martin Luther King Jr. in 1968.  Also, the issue of female guards working with male prisoners is examined.  There... Read More

Pendulum – March 1988

(March 1988) released from Joyceville Institution

This issue appears to be the original copy sent for approval and reveals what would have been censored in the final publication.  There is a focus on drugs in this issue: the effectiveness of drug testing,... Read More

Pendulum – February 1988

(February 1988) released from Joyceville Institution

This issue contains articles on Miami’s crime scene and legislative reform in U.S.S.R.  There is information on accommodation and transportation for family members visiting the prison.  KEYWORDS: Operation... Read More

Pendulum – January 1988

(January 1988) released from Joyceville Institution

Sentencing and its proposed reform is discussed in this issue, as is on-site weekend family visits for prisoners.  Information on income tax filing, the importance of dietary fibre, and one-on-one tutoring... Read More

Pendulum – January 1987

(January 1987) released from Joyceville Institution

This issue largely deals with parole.  The privatization of parole as well as the privatization of Correction Services Canada is also discussed.  There is information regarding a mock parole hearing... Read More

This issue focuses on parole and mandatory supervision.  There is also a detailed list of offences found in Bill C67.  KEYWORDS: Bill C67, day parole, dangerous offenders, “gating” Coded by: Nicole... Read More

This issue takes a positive approach in creating prison communities with programs to improve fitness levels, mental health and prisoners’ overall well-being. Also included are sports events, a feature... Read More

Pendulum

(1986) released from Joyceville Institution

In this issue the debate concerning Bills C67 and C68 continues.  The remainder of the issue deals with spirituality, the John Howard Society’s column, and the drama club. KEYWORDS:  Income Tax Act,... Read More

Pendulum

(1986) released from Joyceville Institution

This issue discusses the proposal of a new prison and the consequences of its remote location.  The A.A. Group and the Joyceville Chapter of the John Howard Society both have articles about their organizations. ... Read More