The Penal Press - A History of Prison from Within

150 results for ‘Human Rights’ found

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

This issue contains articles on prisoners’ rights, drugs in prison, and the various services provided by Operation Springboard.  For prisoners with children, there is information on a parenting... Read More

This issue opens with an article discussing the value of prisoners having the opportunity to practise social interactions and responsibilities.  There is a lengthy article on rape and the public’s perception... Read More

This issue opens with a review of prisoners’ rights advocate Claire Culhane’s book Still Barred From Prison.  The results of MacLean’s magazine’s “Mood of the Country” poll can be found is... Read More

This issue contains a lengthy discussion of the alternatives to prison and the rationales for these approaches. Several pages explore the use of Electronic Monitoring System (EMS) technology and sentencing... Read More

Parole and conditional release are central to this issue, including the governor general’s press conference introducing the Conditional Release Bill. Also of interest, an biographical write-up celebrating... Read More

This issue covers a variety of social-political topics and features a rare article published by the Royal Bank of Canada entitled Punishment and Crime that includes crime statistics and a report from... Read More

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

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

(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

(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