The Penal Press - A History of Prison from Within

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This issue is a milestone of five years of continuous publication, and reprints some articles from previous issues.  Subjects of articles reprinted include the Prisoners’ Rights Group, war on drugs,... Read More

Articles in this issue include the legality of “sniffer” tests on prison visitors, CSC programs and testing for prisoner substance abuse, urine tests in prison, a prisoner’s experience... Read More

This issue includes information about a rehabilitative program that allows prisoners to take part in family visits. There is also information given on a support group for family members of prisoners.  Two... Read More

This issue features a short story for entertainment as well as a large section which is dedicated to information on education courses offered for inmates. Also included are the details for an upcoming... Read More

Articles in this issue include an examination and critique of  Protective Custody Units and Buddhism and meditation in prison. KEYWORDS: PCU, Protective Custody Unit, Dharma Project, Buddhism, spirituality CODED... Read More

Included in this issue is an article on Judicial Review under Section 745 of the Criminal Code (which allows prisoners the opportunity to apply for a reduction to their eligibility date) and a death row... Read More

In this issue we see articles on the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal decision on female guards’ employment due to the RCMP reinstatement of the same sex policy for guarding prisoners, preparing for... Read More

This issue includes information on prison statistics in Canada. The minutes from a meeting between the Inmate Committee and the Administration is recorded. There are news articles on the correlation between recession... Read More

Out of Bounds

(December 1996) released from William Head Institution

Christmas issue with articles on the new telephone system with PIN numbers and pre-approved calling lists, a prisoner’s experience in “The Hole” (segregation), and the correlation between... Read More

Tarpaper – February 1973

(February 1973) released from Matsqui Institution

This large issue includes a lengthy article on prison reform, a reprint of the Model Sentencing Act, and prisoner response to the administration’s report on discipline. This issue also addresses... Read More

This issue starts off with a short story about a prisoners’ release and the issue he faces while being on parole. There is also an article that looks at both conditions inside Canadian Prisons and... Read More

S. M. Innovator

(Fall -1996) released from Stony Mountain Institution

The public’s need to be properly informed about the facts concerning crime and justice in Canada is discussed throughout this issue of S. M. Innovator, with fingers being pointed directly at... Read More

CONtact

(August 1980) released from Collins Bay Institution

This issue has a lot of sports information but also contains a lengthy piece on grievances convicts have with the Elizabeth Fry Society of Kingston. Other notable pieces include a newspaper article on... Read More

Tightwire

(Fall 1988) released from Kingston Prison For Women

      KEYWORDS:  Law Reform Commission “Working Paper #1”,  Daubny Commission, New Women in Sobriety (NEWS), Brentwood Program  Read More

Tarpaper – July/August 1979

(July/August 1979) released from Matsqui Institution

This issue begins with two articles discussing conjugal visits.  Questions surrounding parole are answered in-depth and the role of psychology in the criminal justice system is explored.  Also of interest... Read More