The Penal Press - A History of Prison from Within

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In addition to an editorial on freedom, this issue includes a message from the Chief of the Native Brotherhood, a profile of two Elders, an in-depth article on racism in the prison system, and a summary... Read More

Out of Bounds V28(2)

(Summer 2011) released from William Head Institution

In addition to a piece on the abolition of accelerated parole review, this issue contains articles about a riot at British Columbia Penitentiary in 1977, keeping one’s identity in prison, and causes... Read More

Out of Bounds v33(3)

(September 2016) released from William Head Institution

This issue includes articles on the Liberal government’s bills regarding criminal law, demands sent to the Liberal Government regarding prison reforms, and struggles with parole officers (including... Read More

Included in this issue are opinion pieces on distracted driving, cyber-bullying, capitalism, and self-esteem. Also included are critiques of centralized commissary purchasing, and the dissolution of the... Read More

Westmorland Whistle

(November 1993) released from Westmorland Institution

This issue contains pieces on the new Deputy Warden, cocaine, the effects of Winter on the mood, and poetry. Keywords: Deputy Warden Michael Flanagan, Alternatives to Violence Project, Coded by Kate Garrett  Read More

This issue is completely dedicated to the work of the Phoenix Group, a Mountain Institution self-help sex-offender group. This issue provides information about the history of the group, the structure,... Read More

This issue contains articles about renovations at the prison, issues with double-bunking in cells, and a large section addressing concerns about sexual arousal assessments and hormonal profiles. Also included... Read More

KP Telescope v2(15)

(October 1951) released from Kingston Penitentiary

This issue contains articles on whether or not prisoners are being “coddled”, justice, and how outsiders view the prison environment. Also included are sections on vocational training, a field... Read More

The Frontenac Forum

(March 2005) released from Frontenac Institution

This issue includes a piece on Lent and Easter, a commentary on population increase, and a piece on older prisoners dying in prison. Keywords: John Howard Society, CSC, Coded by Kate Garrett  Read More

Off The Wall

(May 1988) released from Saskatchewan Penitentiary

This issue contains articles on the possible implementation of a Unit Management system, parole decisions, and one former prisoner’s discussion on how the penal system fails to rehabilitate prisoners.... Read More

Westmorland Whistle

(October 1993) released from Westmorland Institution

This issue contains an editorial about the importance of truth, articles on the elimination of the prisoner vote, the focus of American television on violent crime stories, and plans for where to house... Read More

The Prison Review

(June 1982) released from Dorchester Penitentiary

This issue includes pieces on prisoner rights, Prisoners’ Justice Day, guard problems at Millhaven, humour pieces, and poetry. Keywords: The Canadian Rights and Liberties Federation, Federal Human... Read More

K.P. Telescope

(February 1959) released from Kingston Penitentiary

This issue contains an article about the critiques of the Habitual Criminal Act, a piece on rehabilitation by Dorothy W. Scheer (Queen of the Penal Press), an article about Christmas release by a British... Read More

Out Of Bounds V28(4)

(Winter 2011) released from William Head Institution

This issue contains an editorial on the publicity of trials, letters about Prisoners’ Justice Day,and  a prisoner’s look at his 19 years in prison. Also contained within are articles about... Read More

The Communicator

(Fall 1997) released from Springhill Institution

This issue includes a piece about the new Warden, notes from the Inmate Committee and Warden’s meeting, and a report from the women’s unit. Also included are articles on tutoring, the right... Read More