The Penal Press - A History of Prison from Within

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This issue continues to deal with the possible implementation of bill C-67 as well as focusing on the number of programs which the Omega Club are working on getting started up. Also touched on are policing... Read More

As this issue is published in December, there is an emphasis on Christmas with several religious and spiritual pieces and well wishes for the season.  Several articles throughout this issue touch on views... Read More

In this issue you’ll find a descriptive write up about a pilot art therapy program entitled “The Role of Art in the Special Unit”. Written by Scotland’s first art therapist Joyce... Read More

This issue tends to focus on post-carceral issues, specifically in relation to rehabilitation, or the lack thereof, and recidivism.  Also of interest is an article discussing the media’s propensity... Read More

This issue offers four feature articles among a broad spectrum of topics relating to prisoners’ rights. First, a biographical article about prisoner advocate Claire Culhane, her history and her... Read More

In this issue you will find extensive policy material within Correctional Services Canada with specific cases cited: a sample of a grievance upheld and several items referencing the Canadian Charter of... Read More

This issue discusses large versus small prisons, Training Schools, and the recommendations of the parliamentary subcommittee on prisons.  There is an in-depth article detailing the requirement of an Inmate... Read More

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 is dedicated to Claire Culhane, a well-known prisoners’ rights advocate, who passed away in April of 1996.  There are letters from Ms. Culhane herself as well as letters from prisoners sharing... Read More

This issue features an article on the landmark case of Yvan Vaillancourt and the now-repealed Section 213 d of the Criminal Code.  Information is provided regarding the introduction of a discussion series... 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 the King’s Rangers Group looking to prisoners to donate money and help stuff Christmas stockings for underprivileged children in Kingston.  There are also brief articles on heroin... 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

There are articles in this issue covering the 10th Annual Exceptional People’s Olympiad, mandatory supervision, and back injury prevention.  Desmond Tutu and Muammar Khaddafi are also mentioned in this... 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