The Penal Press - A History of Prison from Within

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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

This large issue contains a chapter from the working papers of The Law Reform Commission of Canada on restitution, a reprinted article from TIME about behaviour modification, and a report by the prisoners’... Read More

This issue includes articles on the integration of psychological and security in prison design, new prison telephone system implementation, and government proposals regarding reinstatement of “three... Read More

Out of Bounds

(December 1996) released from William Head Institution

Christmas issue with articles on the new telephone system with PIN numbers and pre-approved calling lists, a prisoner’s experience in “The Hole” (segregation), and the correlation between... Read More

Highwitness News

(August 1984) released from Millhaven Institution

A satirical article provides dialogue for various political figures on trial for their recent acts, while another prisoner’s submission compares democracy to slavery. A prisoner responds to public opinion... Read More

Highwitness News

(February 1984) released from Millhaven Institution

This issue features a letter from a prisoner in regards to the public outcry of violence within Millhaven. Articles from other sources are included in this issue; they range from pop culture to health. KEYWORDS:... 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

Tightwire

(March-April 1980) released from Kingston Prison For Women

This issue addresses prisoner and gender struggles. In regard to the former, the Leonard Peltier and Ivan Horat cases are given detailed consideration.  Sexism, in its many forms, is also discussed; articles... Read More

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

This issue contains articles discussing the death penalty, the struggles of a transexual person in prison, as well as proposed extensions to P4W.  Within these articles various topics ae covered such... Read More

Outlook – Fall 1996

(Fall 1996) released from Warkworth Institution

Penal reform and views on incarceration are strongly represented in this issue.  There is an article discussing strategies for managing on a prisoner’s budget while another highlights statistics concerning... Read More

Drugs are a major theme of this issue with two prisoners giving detailed and candid accounts of their drug use and addiction.  Other articles include information for prisoners about how to access their... Read More

Greater Victoria Victim Services conferences is the subject of the editorial with information on the residential school and restorative justice workshops, followed by articles on the death penalty, a prisoner’s... 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

This issue contains detailed and lengthy articles on the Court of Appeal and the Warden’s Court.  There is also a very in-depth article on venereal diseases.  Information can be found on the Christopher... Read More