The Penal Press - A History of Prison from Within

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This issue contains articles on the Newbrey House (a halfway house for Aboriginal ex-convicts), the HELP employment program, and Newfoundland’s first minimum-security prison set to open in 1987.  New... Read More

This edition starts with responses to a letter to the Edmonton Journal which claims that prisoners “have it easy”.  Another piece written by a law professor at the University of Alberta spells... Read More

This issue includes a re-print of  Ben Bagdikian’s essay about prison use titled “Who Killed George Washington”.  Another piece provides a glimpse into one prisoner’s first four... 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 issue celebrates Prisoner Justice Day with several human rights pieces covering both problems and solutions. A sample of these topics include Kingston Penitentiary’s first female warden in 1967,... 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

Con.T.A.C.T. – Oct/Nov 1978

(October/November 1978) released from Collins Bay Institution

Parole plays a major role in this issue of Con.T.A.C.T.  There are seventeen pages, written by lawyers as a reference for other lawyers, dedicated to the in-depth examination of parole and mandatory supervision,... 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

Pendulum – February 1991

(February 1991) released from Joyceville Institution

In this issue there is information on the educational services available through Frontier College, the Private Family Visiting Program, and the new Narcotics Anonymous Vision group.  St. Leonard’s Brantford,... 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 publication discusses the new drug fentanyl, the “wave of the future” as it first appears on the streets of Los Angeles and is used in the manufacture of illegal drugs. As well... 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

Pendulum – January 1987

(January 1987) released from Joyceville Institution

This issue largely deals with parole.  The privatization of parole as well as the privatization of Correction Services Canada is also discussed.  There is information regarding a mock parole hearing... Read More

This issue focuses on parole and mandatory supervision.  There is also a detailed list of offences found in Bill C67.  KEYWORDS: Bill C67, day parole, dangerous offenders, “gating” Coded by: Nicole... Read More