The Penal Press - A History of Prison from Within

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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

This issue looks at the positive elements of allowing prisoners who are serving life sentences to give incarceration prevention talks to at-risk youth, as well as the Omega Club’s continuing work... 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 – March 1985

(March 1985) released from Joyceville Institution

This issue contains articles concerning prison overcrowding and the practice of body searching prison visitors.  There is also information regarding housing for parolees and the various groups and organizations... Read More

Pendulum – Sept/Oct 1983

(Sept/Oct 1983) released from Joyceville Institution

This issue has information about how to plan for parole, accommodation for prison visitors, and the Terry Fox Run fundraiser.  Prison overcrowding and the new prisoner pay scale are also examined in this... 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

Pendulum

(1979) released from Joyceville Institution

This issue contains information on the annual St. Leonard’s Society of Canada conference, the introduction of closed-circuit T.V. for police use, and human rights issues regarding parole.  There are... Read More

Pendulum – March 1979

(March 1979) released from Joyceville Institution

This issue contains information on travel to and from prison for prisoners’ families, as well as articles regarding Parole Act Amendments and proposed punishment reform.  There are articles regarding... Read More