The Penal Press - A History of Prison from Within

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Out of Bounds v.35(1)

(Summer 2018) released from William Head Institution

This issue discusses prisoner rehabilitation and access to constructive activities such as the prospective return of prison farms and the limited access prisoners have to current technology.  Some information... Read More

In addition to an editorial on freedom, this issue includes a message from the Chief of the Native Brotherhood, a profile of two Elders, an in-depth article on racism in the prison system, and a summary... Read More

This issue contains articles on rehabilitation and education centres for First Nations and Métis, and the consequences of cultural loss. Also addressed is the need for prisoner education, the idea for... Read More

Out Of Bounds v.12(4)

(Winter 1995) released from William Head Institution

This issue contains an editorial on the “me first” attitude of prisoners, an article on the cost of prohibiting substances, and pieces on Toastmasters, chiropractic, AA, and William Head’s... Read More

This issue includes commentaries on the treatment and adaptability of Indigenous peoples, perceptions of the world, the differences between generations, a reflection on fishing and how being in prison... Read More

The Gabber Express

(October 13, 2015) released from Mission Medium Security Institution

This issue includes hand-written messages by prisoners of their thoughts on Prisoners’ Justice Day, an article about why organized crime prospers, a comment on the death of Edward Snowshoe, a critique... Read More

This issue discusses the need for personal interviews in Parole Board dealings with prisoners, urges an end to discrimination particularly based on skin colour and religious beliefs, and draws a correlation... Read More

This newsletter is produced by the Native Brotherhood group and focuses on how traditional knowledge helps First Nations people to survive prison and become connected to their cultural practices.  This... Read More

SUMMARY: This issue discusses the Canadian justice system budget, sports at Collins Bay, and the importance of prisoners being able to exercise. Additionally, the consequences for CSC should Quebec separate... 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

SUMMARY: This issue addresses the possibility of creating a separate aboriginal justice system, the reality of mandatory minimum sentences for drug offences, and the ways that prisoners can access government... Read More

Avatar – October 1975

(October 1975) released from Collins Bay Institution

This issue contains an editorial on the effects of new laws, a piece on why one should be interested in the law, an article on correctional philosophy, and another about attempting a restitution plan with... 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

SUMMARY: This issue addresses the possibility of creating a separate aboriginal justice system, the reality of mandatory minimum sentences for drug offences, and the ways that prisoners can access government... Read More

This issue of The Voice Inside discusses the establishment of a Black Culture group, and includes a reprinted article from The Quest paper in Drumheller calling for an examination of the entire penitentiary... Read More