The Penal Press - A History of Prison from Within

255 results for ‘Miscellaneous’ found

Avatar – April 1977

(April 1977) released from Collins Bay Institution

In addition to an editorial about federal bills, this issue includes an interview with the prison’s Assistant Director of Socialization Larry Stebbins on socialization and temporary absences, an... Read More

Avatar – Feb/Mar 1977

(Feb/Mar 1977) released from Collins Bay Institution

In addition to an editorial response to the reports of a Millhaven Mafia and a commentary on violence against prisoners, this issue includes one prisoner’s experience with sentencing and the penal... Read More

Avatar

(March 1976) released from Collins Bay Institution

In addition to an opinion piece on the difference between medium and maximum security measures at the prison, this issue includes an opinion piece on the Canadian government’s ‘Peace &... Read More

Avatar – Jul/Aug 1977

(Jul/Aug 1977) released from Collins Bay Institution

This significant issue of Avatar includes a 37-page response of the Solicitor General to the parliamentary sub-committee report on the penitentiary system in Canada. This issue also includes the Inmate... Read More

Con.T.A.C.T.

(1979) released from Collins Bay Institution

In addition to an editorial on the establishment of a Prisoner Information Service, this issue contains pieces on the 3rd Annual Exceptional People’s Olympiad, crises in Canadian prisons, and conjugal... Read More

Catch 22

(August 22-28, 1980) released from Matsqui Institution

In addition to a calendar of events at the prison, this issue includes information on a limited day parole program, notices to prisoners, support of the Terry Fox Run, and sports. Keywords: Terry Fox,... Read More

Catch 22

(November 14-20, 1980) released from Matsqui Institution

In addition to a prison calendar of events and updates from the Inmate Committee, the issue includes a letter to the editor concerned with the quality of the food being supplied to prisoners, and an update... Read More

Catch-22

(January 30-February 5 1981) released from Matsqui Institution

In addition to a prison calendar of events and information from the Inmate Committee, this issue includes information on upcoming entertainment and a racket-ball tournament. Keywords: Case Management Team Coded... Read More

Catch 22

(September 19-25 1980) released from Matsqui Institution

This issue contains Inmate Committee news, a calendar of events, and information on vocational courses being offered. Keywords: vocational automotive, vocational welding, silkscreen printing Coded by Kate... Read More

Catch 22 – February 1981

(February 1981) released from Matsqui Institution

This issue contains information on new Temporary Absence procedures, updates for prisoners, and a section on sports. Keywords: Case Management Team, Temporary Absence Board Coded by Kate Garrett  Read More

Con.T.A.C.T.

(1979) released from Collins Bay Institution

In addition to an piece on the Solitary Confinement Abolition Project, this issue contains an opinion piece on justice, views on prison homosexuality, and a critique of opinions on prison employment. Also... Read More

Con.T.A.C.T.

(1979) released from Collins Bay Institution

In addition to reviews and recommendations of the Citizens Advisory Committee’, this issue contains pieces on the Exceptional People’s Olympiad, the electric chair, and information about the... Read More

Bath Times

(October 1992) released from Bath Institution

This issue contains information about the Bath Institution Terry Fox Run, answers to prisoner questions by the Assistant Commissioner of Penitentiaries, John Rama, a piece on a prisoner trip to the Whig... Read More

Avatar – December 1977

(December 1977) released from Collins Bay Institution

In addition to an editorial about the penal press, this issue of Avatar includes an opinion piece on how prison affects prisoners, a reprint of an editorial opinion piece on the importance of goal setting,... Read More

The Bath Times

(1993) released from Bath Institution

This issue includes an interview with Kingston Whig Standard publisher, John G. Doherty, an interview with a Case Management Officer about the role,  an interview with two tutors and a teacher of prisoners,... Read More