The Penal Press - A History of Prison from Within

150 results for ‘Human Rights’ found

Articles in this issue include the legality of “sniffer” tests on prison visitors, CSC programs and testing for prisoner substance abuse, urine tests in prison, a prisoner’s experience... Read More

This issue includes information about a rehabilitative program that allows prisoners to take part in family visits. There is also information given on a support group for family members of prisoners.  Two... Read More

Tarpaper – October 1975

(October 1975) released from Matsqui Institution

This issue includes information on the conditions of the living unit with an overview of what prisoner’s daily routines are like. An interview with a staff counsellor by an editor discusses the relationship... Read More

Several short stories make up this issue, the first about faith, the second about a couple looking after a neighbors apartment, and one about having anxiety over the prison tv schedule. Also included is... Read More

This issue includes articles on the integration of psychological and security in prison design, new prison telephone system implementation, and government proposals regarding reinstatement of “three... Read More

Two articles in this issue discuss newly enacted Bill C-36, including Chapter 20 which allows the detention of high risk violent offenders after sentence expiry (gating).  Also, a prisoner writes about... Read More

This issue includes articles on complaint processes in prison, the loss of prisoner voting rights, Robert Hare and psychopathy, open letter to the CSC Commissioner requesting funding for computers, a John... Read More

Several discussions in this issue are around the ending of the SFU Prison Education Program due to CSC policy changes. Other articles include discussion of lawsuits by prisoners, prisoner pay, and censorship... Read More

An editorial and an article discuss information and statistics on parole/mandatory supervision, and other articles include one written by Graham Stewart of the John Howard Society on Bill C-67, preparation... Read More

This issue includes articles on the disappearance of rehabilitation from prisons, Prisoners’ Justice Day, a reprint from the Toronto Star on lack of prisoner reform, and an update from the Native... Read More

Claire Culhane’s court victory over denial of prison visits by several institutions, a Manitoba court victory for prisoners’ voting rights, an article on the use of informants, and an interview... Read More

Out of Bounds v.3(8)

(January -February 1984) released from William Head Institution

The editorial discusses the parole boards discretion in setting terms and conditions when mandatory supervision is imposed and another article also discusses this topic.  Other articles include a reprint... Read More

Both the editorial and an article in this issue discuss the Appeal Court ruling that the National Parole Board is entitled to use “secret” information in determining parole eligibility (without... Read More

An article on the goals, origins, and evolution of imprisonment and institutionalization, court ruling upholding Bill C-67, and and an interview with a prisoner who was first in Williams Head in 1962. KEYWORDS:... Read More

This issue includes information on prison statistics in Canada. The minutes from a meeting between the Inmate Committee and the Administration is recorded. There are news articles on the correlation between recession... Read More