The Penal Press - A History of Prison from Within

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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

This issue opens with a lengthy piece on customs in Czechoslovakia and also contains two articles paying tribute to Scotsman Robert Burns.  Juvenile delinquency is examined along with factors contributing... Read More

In this issue, Claire Culhane weighs in on the building of more prisons in Canada and the warden discusses drugs and alcohol,the new drug policy at Warkworth, the CSC Mission Statement, and problems surrounding... Read More

The Jaycees 15th anniversary banquet receives extensive coverage in this issue of Outlook.  For those planning to visit Warkworth, there are map directions to the prison as well as restaurant and hotel... Read More

The wife of a prisoner shares her views on the practice of strip searching visitors, and Solicitor-General Robert Kaplan’s idea to create a penal colony in the Queen Charlotte Islands receives heavy... Read More

Poetry, short stories and miscellaneous articles comprise the majority of this issue.  One prisoner sheds light on the effects of living in a total institution while another article examines the connection... 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

Advance – Spring 1971

(Spring 1971) released from Joyceville Institution

This issue features several articles involving community in-reach and also highlights Break Through, a publication put out by ex-convicts in the Hamilton area.  Other articles discuss the impact of incarceration... Read More

This issue opens with an editorial regarding the concerns of employing female Living Unit Officers in men’s prisons.  There is a lengthy article announcing the retirement of parliamentarian Stanley... Read More

This short issue features an eclectic mix of topics. In one article, a prisoner  recommends effective methods to interact with Corrections Canada through communication, personal management and introspection... 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 opens with an article pressing for parole in Canada and pointing to its possible benefits.  There is a detailed article comparing Canada and Sweden’s penal systems, and another describing... Read More

This Christmas issue concentrates on juvenile crime and young offenders.  Of interest is the story of a young woman who befriends her 16-year-old attacker during his imprisonment.  The realities of freedom... 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

This issue provides details regarding Netherland’s new experimental rehabilitation program for serious offenders and Mexico’s new prison devoid of bars and locks.  There is a lengthy article on the... Read More