The Penal Press - A History of Prison from Within

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Tightwire

(March-April 1980) released from Kingston Prison For Women

This issue addresses prisoner and gender struggles. In regard to the former, the Leonard Peltier and Ivan Horat cases are given detailed consideration.  Sexism, in its many forms, is also discussed; articles... Read More

Tightwire

(Spring 1992) released from Kingston Prison For Women

    KEYWORDS: Elizabeth Fry Society, Healing Lodge, TaskForce on Federally Sentenced Women, Community Release Centres, Cesare Lombroso, meditation, Frontier College Prison Literacy Initiative  Read More

This issue begins with an article on Prisoners’ Justice Day and the effects that isolation and solitary confinement have on incarcerated individuals in the Canadian prison system.  Covered in this... Read More

The Correctional Service of Canada is criticized heavily in this issue with much focus on the transition of William Head from a medium security to a minimum security prison.    There is information... Read More

The 2003 conversion of William Head from a medium to a minimum security prison receives some criticism in the editorial section of this issue.  The proposed termination of the Entry Level Trade Training... Read More

William Head’s conversion from a medium to a minimum security prison is covered in this issue.  The warden is interviewed and answers questions regarding the new security status among other things. ... Read More

This is the last issue before William Head returns to minimum security (from medium) and several articles discuss this.   Other topics include the William Head Inmate Committee taking CSC to court over... Read More

This edition opens with an announcement that Out of Bounds is now available on the World Wide Web.  Restorative justice is frequently featured in this issue, including information on the Experiential... Read More

An article from the Times-Colonist reporting a change to maximum security requirements for first and second degree murderers is reprinted along with a response to the article, and other subjects include... Read More

An examination of the Charter of Rights and its application to CSC issues and prisoner rights is included in this issue (Sections 7,8,11,12,24).  Also, an article on a day in the life of the Inmate Committee... Read More

This issue includes  prisoners’ reviews of Tanguay Prison, Halifax County Correctional Centre and St. John Regional Correctional Centre.  One woman writes about her experience on day parole and... Read More

This issue’s feature article discusses the prison management of sex offenders including living arrangements, anonymity, specialized programs and statements from Deputy Warden Sandra Burton regarding... 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 issue showcases articles which advocate for prisoners’ psychological and physical health. Specifically, a former prisoner pens his views opposing the judicial review of life sentences... Read More

This issue celebrates Prisoner Justice Day with several human rights pieces covering both problems and solutions. A sample of these topics include Kingston Penitentiary’s first female warden in 1967,... Read More