The Penal Press - A History of Prison from Within

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Greater Victoria Victim Services conferences is the subject of the editorial with information on the residential school and restorative justice workshops, followed by articles on the death penalty, a prisoner’s... Read More

Includes an editorial on the effectiveness of the William Head model, including views on punishment by the institution and also has articles on  Nelson Mandela’s prison experience at Robben Island,... Read More

This issue opens with an article on Prisoners’ Justice Day and explains the reasons behind its inception.  There is also an in-depth article detailing the claim against CSC that the high prices of the... Read More

This issue is dedicated to the topic of restorative justice.  The First Nations’ approach to restorative justice is explained, as is the Medicine Wheel, “the basis for many native spiritual and practical... Read More

An examination of the Charter of Rights and its application to CSC issues and prisoner rights is included in this issue (Sections 7,8,11,12,24).  Also, an article on a day in the life of the Inmate Committee... Read More

The Outlook – March/April 1984

(March/April 1984) released from Warkworth Institution

A sample self-test for estimating the chances that a prisoner will re-offend and return to prison.  Other articles discuss the new privacy act and information kept on private citizens by the government,... Read More

Topics of articles in this issue include the Lifeserver Group and a discussion of God, a write up of the Christmas concert, and a description of /solicitation of input for the Issue publication.  * Some... Read More

This issue contains detailed and lengthy articles on the Court of Appeal and the Warden’s Court.  There is also a very in-depth article on venereal diseases.  Information can be found on the Christopher... Read More

Fifteen pages of this issue are dedicated to sentencing, which is examined in extensive detail.  Another lengthy article analyzes parole revocation and statutory remission.  Parole receives in-depth... Read More

This edition focuses heavily on post-carceral issues, particularly employment and vocational training.  Alternatives to incarceration, such as probation, is also a recurring topic.  The Lodestar urges... Read More

This issue is comprised mainly of inspirational articles, poetry, and humour.  One article pleads the case for hiring parolees and ex-convicts and another article discusses the reinstatement of the inmate... Read More

Advance – September 1966

(September 1966) released from Joyceville Institution

This issue opens with an article by the warden commenting on the positive relationship that has developed between the staff and the prisoners.  Also in this edition are articles on the food services in... Read More

This issue details the outcomes of the well-known Stanford Prison Experiment led by Phillip Zimbardo, as well as the findings of a study on the factors contributing to prisoner escapes.  There is an interview... Read More

This issue addresses the importance of visitors to prisoners, a bill approving an increase of the National Parole Board from 9 to 19 members, and the establishment of a cooperative to financially benefit... Read More

Advance – June 1973

(June 1973) released from Joyceville Institution

This issue addresses the need for prison and parole reform, discusses the prisoner committee election, parole revocation, explains court sentencing, and includes an outline of a visit from the Solicitor... Read More