The Penal Press - A History of Prison from Within

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Prisoner’s Justice Day is celebrated in this issue through the use of printed letters from prisoners. This issue also addresses the proposed change to pardons in the Criminal Records Act, and another... Read More

SUMMARY: This edition of Inside the Bay discusses prisoners dying while incarcerated and the significance of Prisoners’ Justice Day. Additionally, the tension in the multicultural prison population,... Read More

Cemetery Road – August 1985

(August 1985) released from Kent Institution

SUMMARY: This edition features articles from mainstream media outlets discussing prejudicial treatment of ‘ex-cons’, proposed changes to the mandatory supervision program, privatization of catering... Read More

Cemetery Road – September 1984

(September 1984) released from Kent Institution

SUMMARY: This issue discusses prison abolition, the practice of “gating” federal offenders, the importance of Prisoners’ Justice Day, and the perception of all prisoners as “sexual perverts”.... Read More

Tightwire

(August 1983) released from Kingston Prison For Women

SUMMARY: This edition addresses the history of women in the Canadian federal penitentiary system, the International Conference on Prison Abolition, and the relationship between female criminality and the... Read More

This issue looks at different aspects of prisoner life effected by the Corrections and Conditions Release Act, such as Unescorted Temporary Absences (UTAs), improvements to living conditions, new uniforms,... Read More

SUMMARY: This issue discusses Prisoners’ Justice Day, HIV/AIDS in prison, the Aboriginal Theatre Group, and advocates of the death penalty. Prisoners’ limited access to phone calls, the incorrect payment... Read More

An editorial and an article on Prisoners’ Justice Day, the (in)effectiveness of the war on drugs, the First Nations practice of “rediscovery” as a behavioural intervention are topics... Read More

This issue includes information pertaining to the process of parole eligibility including some of the limitations that inmates experience.  A letter by Claire Culhane in support of Prisoner Justice Day... Read More

This issue includes articles on the disappearance of rehabilitation from prisons, Prisoners’ Justice Day, a reprint from the Toronto Star on lack of prisoner reform, and an update from the Native... Read More

This issue includes articles on escapes and reintegration, a visually impaired prisoner’s CSC lawsuit over rights to special equipment, news from the Native Brotherhood, an interview with new warden... Read More

This issue contains several short stories, from one about a mother dealing with the potential break up of her family, a fan’s musings on fastball, and a humorous piece about a dog named “Sex”.... Read More

The issue begins with an editorial speaking of the recently passed Prisoner Justice Day, highlighting the unjust treatment of prisoners across Canada. The editorial raised concerns with Canada’s liberal... 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