The Penal Press - A History of Prison from Within

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SUMMARY: This issue addresses the possibility of creating a separate aboriginal justice system, the reality of mandatory minimum sentences for drug offences, and the ways that prisoners can access government... Read More

Avatar – February 1975

(February 1975) released from Collins Bay Institution

This issue contains one interview with the new Social & Culture Development Officer, and one about the Canadian Youth Research Project. There are articles about the law as it pertains to prisoners,... Read More

Avatar – January 1975

(January 1975) released from Collins Bay Institution

This issue contains an editorial about Supreme Court decisions regarding parole revocation and statutory remission, an article about the “prison problem” being neglected and the need for reform,... Read More

SUMMARY: This issue addresses the possibility of creating a separate aboriginal justice system, the reality of mandatory minimum sentences for drug offences, and the ways that prisoners can access government... Read More

This issue includes articles on how the Junior Chamber of Commerce is organized, outlining the goals and intentions of the Youth Speak program, and the establishment of the Encounter group to arrange meetings... Read More

This issue contains yearly Jaycee reports, a commentary on the chief of police calling for capital punishment, and support for the Canadian Association of Social Workers in curtailing corporal punishment... Read More

This issue of the Echo includes articles about the increase in prison escapes and security, the benefits of family visits, and the CONCERN organization established by the family and friends of prisoners. KEYWORDS:... Read More

This issue highlights the Halifax parole office, including in-depth interviews with its workers. Also included is a long article about a proposed marijuana bill, pieces on how the Jaycee Unit and the “Let’s... Read More

This issue contains an interview with Visiting and Corresponding Officer, K. Storey. Also included is an article about the viability of employment in the Canadian Furniture Industry, and a small piece... Read More

The Outlook – September 1974?

(September 1974?) released from Warkworth Institution

This issue contains an interview with Warkworth psychologist, J. Pyziak, a letter reprinted from the Ottawa Citizen from prisoner regarding mandatory parole and its relation to prison overcrowding, and... Read More

This issue of The Outlook addresses changes to the Living Unit program. Also included is an editorial from the Toronto Star regarding prison “crackdown”, and an article about streamlining prisoner... Read More

This issue contains a news release regarding the Canadian Penitentiary Service’s construction program to build new prisons. Also included are Jaycee reports, a letter from a prisoner to a judge,... Read More

The Echo – September 1973

(September 1973) released from Dorchester Penitentiary

This issue of the Echo includes pieces highlighting charitable projects for which monies were raised, including helping a needy family, fostering a child, and obtaining a wheelchair for a disabled child.... Read More

The Echo – October 1974

(October 1974) released from Dorchester Penitentiary

This issue contains articles on educating more prisoners in trades, the benefits of meditation, and a look at both the Marital Counselling Program and the UNISON group. KEYWORDS:  Jaycees, Pen Pals, Marital... Read More

This issue of The Beacon includes pieces on the need for women to be brought into prisons to combat homosexual acts, the need for sex, drug, and alcohol education in schools and homes, and the need for... Read More