The Penal Press - A History of Prison from Within

184 results for ‘Religion and Spirituality’ found

Tightwire

(Summer 1989) released from Kingston Prison For Women

      KEYWORDS: Ole Injstrup,  CSC Mission Statement, Warehousing Effect, Community Correctional Housing Model, Carleton Native Sisterhood Conference, Leonard Peltier, smoking cessation... Read More

Tightwire

(Fall 1988) released from Kingston Prison For Women

      KEYWORDS:  Law Reform Commission “Working Paper #1”,  Daubny Commission, New Women in Sobriety (NEWS), Brentwood Program  Read More

Tightwire

(Summer 1988) released from Kingston Prison For Women

      KEYWORDS:  circus boycott, Art Solomon, sexist language, Brentwood Program, Exceptional People’s Olympiad, Disabled Women’s International, “To a safer place”... Read More

SUMMARY: This edition discusses the widespread impact of “wife battering”, the lack of aboriginal rights in Canada, the importance of women and men from an aboriginal perspective, the lack of drugs... Read More

Tightwire

(March/April 1983) released from Kingston Prison For Women

The most prevalent theme in this issue of Tightwire surrounds the announcement in January by Solicitor General Robert Kaplan that prison education programs would be cut. Another important concern is... Read More

Tarpaper – July/August 1979

(July/August 1979) released from Matsqui Institution

This issue begins with two articles discussing conjugal visits.  Questions surrounding parole are answered in-depth and the role of psychology in the criminal justice system is explored.  Also of interest... Read More

Terminator – November/December 1974

(November/December 1974) released from Stony Mountain Institution

This Christmas edition of Terminator highlights the internal issues at Stony Mountain. Also included is an article about how new officers are chosen and processed, and prisoner-professor correspondence... Read More

The Correctional Service of Canada is criticized heavily in this issue with much focus on the transition of William Head from a medium security to a minimum security prison.    There is information... Read More

The 2003 conversion of William Head from a medium to a minimum security prison receives some criticism in the editorial section of this issue.  The proposed termination of the Entry Level Trade Training... Read More

William Head’s conversion from a medium to a minimum security prison is covered in this issue.  The warden is interviewed and answers questions regarding the new security status among other things. ... Read More

In this issue the editor reveals talk of plans for a Pathways residence for Aboriginal prisoners, an intensive drug support unit (ISU) and a Temporary Detention Unit at William Head.  The editor also... Read More

This edition opens with an announcement that Out of Bounds is now available on the World Wide Web.  Restorative justice is frequently featured in this issue, including information on the Experiential... Read More

This issue contains two major announcements: CSC’s replacement of the detested Millennium telephone system and the long-awaited closure of P4W.  Also in this issue are articles on the convict code,... Read More

Articles include discussion of CSC’s evaluation of future possibilities for changes to the prison model, a prisoner’s experience in Leavenworth, legal article on the faint hope clause, labeling and... Read More

This issue opens with an article on Prisoners’ Justice Day and explains the reasons behind its inception.  There is also an in-depth article detailing the claim against CSC that the high prices of the... Read More