The Penal Press - A History of Prison from Within

183 results for ‘Penal Reforms’ found

This issue of Inside News contains articles on official pardons, ex-prisoners and Project Re-Entry, parole and temporary absences, and a critique of transcendental meditation. Also included is an editorial... Read More

This issue of Inside News is an anniversary issue looking back at the past year. Included is an article about inquiries into the penal system due to escapes, a speech by Senator Earl Hastings regarding... Read More

This issue contains editorials regarding prison in general and alternatives to new prisons, fences built around prisons, the parole system, and problems with the RCMP. Also included is a review of Jessica... Read More

This issue includes articles regarding heroin use and drug education, prisoner struggles with loneliness, and a long piece on the irony of prison. Also included is an opinion piece on imprisonment as a... Read More

This issue includes a discussion of a John Howard Society program looking to establish interactions between prisoners and members of the community. Also included is information on upcoming available health... Read More

In this issue, prisoners rights are the main focus, ranging from a prisoners right to vote, to privileges such as Temporary Absences (TAs) and house visitation rule revisions, as well as a prisoners right... 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

In this issue, topics include aversion therapy for sex-offenders, what the recent NDP provincial victory means for the prison population, Parole Act amendments, and an evolutionary perspective on issues... Read More

This issue contains a news release regarding the Canadian Penitentiary Service’s construction program to build new prisons. Also included are Jaycee reports, a letter from a prisoner to a judge,... Read More

The Echo – October 1974

(October 1974) released from Dorchester Penitentiary

This issue contains articles on educating more prisoners in trades, the benefits of meditation, and a look at both the Marital Counselling Program and the UNISON group. KEYWORDS:  Jaycees, Pen Pals, Marital... Read More

This issue of the Communicator includes an editorial on how the paper came to be, an article on capital punishment, a piece about prison diarists, and a call for penal reforms by Jesuit prison chaplains.... Read More

Ce numéro n’est pas indexé. Approximately three quarters of this issue of Exodus is in French. English pieces include an opinion piece on the necessity of developing thought, an article on the benefits... Read More

This Christmas/New Year edition addresses problems with the RCMP and the part Canadian press plays in guarding civil liberties. Also included is an article suggesting a comprehensive reform of laws covering... Read More

This issue contains an editorial supporting the idea of establishing a prisoner union, a piece on what prison is, and another on prisoner misfortunes. KEYWORDS:  Parole in Canada report, indefinite sentences Coded... Read More

Out of Bounds v3(11)

(Spring 1985) released from William Head Institution

This issue includes articles on the cost/policies regarding incarceration and parole, the results of a survey on CSC performance, a suggestion for paring down government bureaucracy, and the state of open... Read More