The Penal Press - A History of Prison from Within

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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 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

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

Featured here is a collection of press articles detailing prisoner successes and struggles, both nationally and internationally. Also offered are specific cases regarding prisoner advocacy, an article... Read More

This Issue, Remember, celebrates Prisoner Justice Day (August 10th) with a focus on prisoner achievements and human rights issues. You will find extensive material on federal legislation, new Correctional... Read More

This issue takes a positive approach in creating prison communities with programs to improve fitness levels, mental health and prisoners’ overall well-being. Also included are sports events, a feature... Read More

Pendulum

(1986) released from Joyceville Institution

This issue discusses the proposal of a new prison and the consequences of its remote location.  The A.A. Group and the Joyceville Chapter of the John Howard Society both have articles about their organizations. ... Read More

This issue looks at the positive elements of allowing prisoners who are serving life sentences to give incarceration prevention talks to at-risk youth, as well as the Omega Club’s continuing work... Read More

This issue contains information on conditional release, sentencing, as well as a number of articles focusing on correctional policies. KEYWORDS:  Canadian constitution Coded by:  Mahala Woodford  Read More

Pendulum – March 1985

(March 1985) released from Joyceville Institution

This issue contains articles concerning prison overcrowding and the practice of body searching prison visitors.  There is also information regarding housing for parolees and the various groups and organizations... Read More

Pendulum

(1982) released from Joyceville Institution

This issue contains an article about the Handicap Children’s Christmas party held at Joyceville by the prisoners.   There is information regarding the opportunity for paid vocational training as well... Read More