The Penal Press - A History of Prison from Within

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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 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

The Outlook – March/April 1984

(March/April 1984) released from Warkworth Institution

A sample self-test for estimating the chances that a prisoner will re-offend and return to prison.  Other articles discuss the new privacy act and information kept on private citizens by the government,... 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

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 issue focuses heavily on mandatory supervision and parole, as well as the controversial practice of double-bunking due to the unexpected swell in the prison population.  This issue also features... Read More

This year-end issue presents a great variety of topics. Highlights center on the Solicitor General’s leadership initiatives and priorities such as mandatory supervision, Inmate Employment Program... Read More

This issue focuses heavily on CSC policies, mandatory supervision and mental health. Also touched on are the programs started by the Omega  Club and vocational training. KEYWORDS: John Howard Society,... Read More

This issue continues to deal with the possible implementation of bill C-67 as well as focusing on the number of programs which the Omega Club are working on getting started up. Also touched on are policing... Read More

This newsletter deals with the issue of mandatory supervision and bill C-67. Also focused on is the creation of a young offenders program and the already existing “HELP” program. KEYWORDS:... Read More

This issue offers four feature articles among a broad spectrum of topics relating to prisoners’ rights. First, a biographical article about prisoner advocate Claire Culhane, her history and her... Read More

Con.T.A.C.T. – Oct/Nov 1978

(October/November 1978) released from Collins Bay Institution

Parole plays a major role in this issue of Con.T.A.C.T.  There are seventeen pages, written by lawyers as a reference for other lawyers, dedicated to the in-depth examination of parole and mandatory supervision,... Read More

This issue focuses on parole and mandatory supervision.  There is also a detailed list of offences found in Bill C67.  KEYWORDS: Bill C67, day parole, dangerous offenders, “gating” Coded by: Nicole... Read More