The Penal Press - A History of Prison from Within

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This issue opens with a review of prisoners’ rights advocate Claire Culhane’s book Still Barred From Prison.  The results of MacLean’s magazine’s “Mood of the Country” poll can be found is... Read More

This issue contains an article by Professor Robert Gaucher discussing the portrayal of crime and policing in film and television.  There are also articles on world peace, cancer, and Amnesty International. ... Read More

Pendulum – February 1991

(February 1991) released from Joyceville Institution

In this issue there is information on the educational services available through Frontier College, the Private Family Visiting Program, and the new Narcotics Anonymous Vision group.  St. Leonard’s Brantford,... Read More

Pendulum – October 1990

(October 1990) released from Joyceville Institution

At the back of this issue there is an attachment of papers announcing a National Lifers Conference to be held at Joyceville Institution in 1991.  The closure of Kingston’s Prison For Women is also... Read More

Parole and conditional release are central to this issue, including the governor general’s press conference introducing the Conditional Release Bill. Also of interest, an biographical write-up celebrating... Read More

This publication discusses the new drug fentanyl, the “wave of the future” as it first appears on the streets of Los Angeles and is used in the manufacture of illegal drugs. As well... Read More

Featured here is a collection of press articles detailing prisoner successes and struggles, both nationally and internationally. Also offered are specific cases regarding prisoner advocacy, an article... Read More

This Mission Rag is centered on the prison community, prison programs and their successes. See the editor’s view on prisoner connectedness to the outside world and its relationship to recidivism... Read More

Pendulum – March 1988

(March 1988) released from Joyceville Institution

This issue appears to be the original copy sent for approval and reveals what would have been censored in the final publication.  There is a focus on drugs in this issue: the effectiveness of drug testing,... 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

This Issue, Remember, celebrates Prisoner Justice Day (August 10th) with a focus on prisoner achievements and human rights issues. You will find extensive material on federal legislation, new Correctional... Read More

This issue contains information rehabilitative programs, prisoner struggles and crime statistics. Also featured are the “HELP” and temporary absence program. KEYWORDS: Temporary Absence Program,... Read More

This issue contains information on conditional release, sentencing, as well as a number of articles focusing on correctional policies. KEYWORDS:  Canadian constitution Coded by:  Mahala Woodford  Read More

Pendulum

(1986) released from Joyceville Institution

This issue contains information on legislative reform, the Inmate Committee, as well as a variety of movie reviews. KEYWORDS:  Bill C-67 Coded by:  Nicole Arbuckle  Read More

Pendulum

(1981) released from Joyceville Institution

In this issue one will find information regarding the Inmate Handbook, the Inmate Trust Fund, and transportation services to and from the prison for prisoners’ families.  There is also an article discussing... Read More