The Penal Press - A History of Prison from Within

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Included in this issue are articles addressing the problem of staff playing “head games” with prisoners and highlighting a “coed” prison in the United States. Also included are... Read More

Tarpaper – July 1975

(July 1975) released from Matsqui Institution

This issue contains correspondence regarding minimum wage for prisoners, an editorial about where Canada is heading, a discussion of whether or not prisons are needed, and a piece about teaching poetry... Read More

Tarpaper – March 1974

(March 1974) released from Matsqui Institution

This issue includes pieces on community connection improvement, meditation, and a prisoner profile. There is also an article reprinted from the Globe and Mail denouncing plea bargaining. KEYWORDS:  plea... Read More

Tarpaper – April 1974

(April 1974) released from Matsqui Institution

This issue contains a long piece examining what prison is for, an article about what it means to be a well-adjusted person, a piece on prisoners building planes for the Air Cadet League of Canada, and... Read More

Tarpaper – November 1973

(November 1973) released from Matsqui Institution

This issue addresses problems with parole, Solicitor General staff changes, the futility of sending drug addicts to prison, and prison terms for the impoverished. Also included is the discussion of a report... Read More

Tarpaper – July 1972

(July 1972) released from Matsqui Institution

This issue includes opinions on recidivism and how prison and punishment needs to change, and an article on “model” prisons in Washington State. Also included are excerpts from the Standing... Read More

Terminator – November/December 1974

(November/December 1974) released from Stony Mountain Institution

This Christmas edition of Terminator highlights the internal issues at Stony Mountain. Also included is an article about how new officers are chosen and processed, and prisoner-professor correspondence... Read More

This issue addresses the need for volunteers to assist in rehabilitation and helping prisoners’ families. Also included is an article on how to overcome personal debt; editorials, articles, and statistics... Read More

This issue of Inside Outside addresses the emphasis media places on recidivists rather than successful parolees, and discusses the function of The Fortune Society in assisting prisoners. KEYWORDS: The... Read More

This issue contains an editorial about a murder in the prison, part one of a look at the sub-culture of prisons, a piece on the legal issues facing prisoners, and an article outlining the differences between... Read More

This issue addresses the importance of visitors to prisoners, a bill approving an increase of the National Parole Board from 9 to 19 members, and the establishment of a cooperative to financially benefit... Read More

Advance – June 1973

(June 1973) released from Joyceville Institution

This issue addresses the need for prison and parole reform, discusses the prisoner committee election, parole revocation, explains court sentencing, and includes an outline of a visit from the Solicitor... Read More

This issue begins by looking at the positive benefits a prison can bring to a community.  Prisoners have the opportunity to submit their views on the Canadian penal system and guidelines for submitting... Read More

An editorial on the pilot project implemented at Collin’s Bay begins the discussion surrounding employment after incarceration.  A second article sees five prisoners weigh in on the issue of revealing... Read More

This very brief issue is an “interim” issue due to the original publication being destroyed in a fire at Kingston Penitentiary where the C.B. Diamond was printed.  The first four pages of the issue... Read More