The Penal Press - A History of Prison from Within

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This issue discusses large versus small prisons, Training Schools, and the recommendations of the parliamentary subcommittee on prisons.  There is an in-depth article detailing the requirement of an Inmate... Read More

Con.T.A.C.T. – Oct/Nov 1978

(October/November 1978) released from Collins Bay Institution

Parole plays a major role in this issue of Con.T.A.C.T.  There are seventeen pages, written by lawyers as a reference for other lawyers, dedicated to the in-depth examination of parole and mandatory supervision,... Read More

This issue highlights the various community in-reach activities of Collin’s Bay Penitentiary, including the request to hold a blood donor clinic at the prison, the prisoners’ participation in the... Read More

This issue contains articles on prisoners’ rights, drugs in prison, and the various services provided by Operation Springboard.  For prisoners with children, there is information on a parenting... 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

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 issue covers a variety of social-political topics and features a rare article published by the Royal Bank of Canada entitled Punishment and Crime that includes crime statistics and a report from... Read More

In this issue you can read a piece on caring by prisoner advocate Claire Culhane, a prisoner’s view on sentencing and legislation, and a two-page article entitled “The History of Crime and Punishment”.  Of... Read More

Here you will read about the first successful prisoner appeal of Bill C67, and a debate on Canada’s new correctional policy: employment of female prison guards. As well, detailed here are several... 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

Pendulum – February 1988

(February 1988) released from Joyceville Institution

This issue contains articles on Miami’s crime scene and legislative reform in U.S.S.R.  There is information on accommodation and transportation for family members visiting the prison.  KEYWORDS: Operation... Read More

Pendulum – January 1988

(January 1988) released from Joyceville Institution

Sentencing and its proposed reform is discussed in this issue, as is on-site weekend family visits for prisoners.  Information on income tax filing, the importance of dietary fibre, and one-on-one tutoring... Read More

Pendulum – January 1987

(January 1987) released from Joyceville Institution

This issue largely deals with parole.  The privatization of parole as well as the privatization of Correction Services Canada is also discussed.  There is information regarding a mock parole hearing... 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 takes a positive approach in creating prison communities with programs to improve fitness levels, mental health and prisoners’ overall well-being. Also included are sports events, a feature... Read More