The Penal Press - A History of Prison from Within

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Advance – Spring 1971

(Spring 1971) released from Joyceville Institution

This issue features several articles involving community in-reach and also highlights Break Through, a publication put out by ex-convicts in the Hamilton area.  Other articles discuss the impact of incarceration... Read More

This edition of this weekly publication was issued on July 18, 1980 and includes a parting address from “the committee” which rebukes the apathy of their fellow convicts and bureaucratic... Read More

This issue opens with an editorial regarding the concerns of employing female Living Unit Officers in men’s prisons.  There is a lengthy article announcing the retirement of parliamentarian Stanley... Read More

This issue features an article on Reverend Mort Patterson and his plans to study crime, crime victims, and the Canadian penal system.  There is an interesting piece on the “Doctors’ Mob” of 1788,... Read More

This issue’s feature article discusses the prison management of sex offenders including living arrangements, anonymity, specialized programs and statements from Deputy Warden Sandra Burton regarding... Read More

This short issue features an eclectic mix of topics. In one article, a prisoner  recommends effective methods to interact with Corrections Canada through communication, personal management and introspection... Read More

The Outlook – April/May 1983

(April/May 1983) released from Warkworth Institution

This issue opens with an informative article on one’s rights regarding questioning and detainment by police.  Two other articles discuss budget cuts to post-secondary education for prisoners, examining... Read More

The Outlook – January-March 1983

(January-March 1983) released from Warkworth Institution

Poetry and short stories make up the bulk of this issue; however, there are also articles on the Effective Speaking Course offered by the Jaycees, group homes for recovering alcoholics, and the use of... Read More

This very brief issue is an “interim” issue due to the original publication being destroyed in a fire at Kingston Penitentiary where the C.B. Diamond was printed.  The first four pages of the issue... Read More

This issue focuses heavily on mandatory supervision and parole, as well as the controversial practice of double-bunking due to the unexpected swell in the prison population.  This issue also features... Read More

This edition discusses the ban on smoking in federal institutions (including a report on research done at the Regional Health Centre in Abbotsford) and  sentencing reforms in the Criminal Code of Canada.... Read More

This issue contains an in-depth article on the rehabilitation of violent offenders.  There is a lengthy article regarding the Canadian Constitution followed by the details of the Canadian Charter of Rights... Read More

In this issue, prisoners consider the current strike by Correctional employees and the new Mission policy which identifies the core values of Canada’s federal correctional system. Three articles... Read More

Here Professor A.K. Dewdney questions how Sigmund Freud’s unproven theories form the basis of psychotherapy and further frame the diagnosis of an inmate’s mental health used at parole hearings.... Read More

This special poets’ edition contains a thorough examination of Britain’s experience with bar-less prisons and urges Canada to consider a similar shift to open prisons.  The Inmate-Officer Representative... Read More