The Penal Press - A History of Prison from Within

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This issue includes an open letter to Solicitor General Warren Allmand about a Vancouver Sun article calling him out as being “unable to be effective”, a piece on habitual criminals, an article... Read More

This issue of the Advance contains mostly short items. These items include a piece on understanding the filing system in the library, a record of who received certificates of completed education, news... Read More

This issue of the Advance contains an article about a debate held between Queen’s University students and prisoners on the subject of the legalization of marijuana. Also included are a number of... Read More

This issue of the Advance includes articles on the benefits of taking university courses, prisoner experiences with three-day passes, and an editorial about children smoking marijuana. Other items include... Read More

The Echo – October 1972

(October 1972) released from Dorchester Penitentiary

Included in this issue are discussions of how “easy” it is to go to jail and what prison means to a prisoner. There is also a lengthy inmate reaction to being included in the annual convention... Read More

This issue includes articles on how the Junior Chamber of Commerce is organized, outlining the goals and intentions of the Youth Speak program, and the establishment of the Encounter group to arrange meetings... Read More

This issue contains yearly Jaycee reports, a commentary on the chief of police calling for capital punishment, and support for the Canadian Association of Social Workers in curtailing corporal punishment... Read More

The Echo – June/July 1974

(June/July 1974) released from Dorchester Penitentiary

This issue includes a question and answer piece on Jaycee involvement in prisons, an activity report from the Community Development Committee, and a piece about the presence of the Parole Board. KEYWORDS:... Read More

This issue of the Echo includes articles about the increase in prison escapes and security, the benefits of family visits, and the CONCERN organization established by the family and friends of prisoners. KEYWORDS:... Read More

This issue highlights the Halifax parole office, including in-depth interviews with its workers. Also included is a long article about a proposed marijuana bill, pieces on how the Jaycee Unit and the “Let’s... Read More

This issue of The Voice Inside discusses the establishment of a Black Culture group, and includes a reprinted article from The Quest paper in Drumheller calling for an examination of the entire penitentiary... Read More

This lengthy issue of The Outlook includes an open letter about viewing and treating prisoners as human beings, a piece about legalizing marijuana including proposed and existing penalties, the first chapter... Read More

This issue of The Outlook includes an interview with Living Unit Officer L. Campbell, a piece on sentencing in regards to the Bill of Rights, a critique of the prison, and a piece on how marijuana decriminalization... Read More

This issue of The Outlook includes an interview with the prison psychologist, explains the purpose of Operation Springboard, and describes the “rehabilitative-therapeutic” community of Warkworth... Read More

This issue contains a critique of guards asking for return of corporal and capital punishment, a reprint from the Globe & Mail about prison atrocities (particularly at Kingston), and the development... Read More