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Pendulum – October 1990

(October 1990) released from Joyceville Institution

At the back of this issue there is an attachment of papers announcing a National Lifers Conference to be held at Joyceville Institution in 1991.  The closure of Kingston’s Prison For Women is also... Read More

This issue features two re-produced excerpts from “Crime and Punishment” (original source unclear)  discussing such things as the prisoners’ “course diet” and tobacco use in prison. ... Read More

This issue covers a variety of social-political topics and features a rare article published by the Royal Bank of Canada entitled Punishment and Crime that includes crime statistics and a report from... Read More

Featured here is a collection of press articles detailing prisoner successes and struggles, both nationally and internationally. Also offered are specific cases regarding prisoner advocacy, an article... Read More

Here you will read about the first successful prisoner appeal of Bill C67, and a debate on Canada’s new correctional policy: employment of female prison guards. As well, detailed here are several... Read More

Pendulum – December 1989

(December 1989) released from Joyceville Institution

This issue focuses on the programs and groups available for prisoners to join, including a kind of mentoring program for new prisoners called “Con-Talk”.  There is a section describing the many handmade... Read More

Pendulum – March 1988

(March 1988) released from Joyceville Institution

This issue appears to be the original copy sent for approval and reveals what would have been censored in the final publication.  There is a focus on drugs in this issue: the effectiveness of drug testing,... Read More

Pendulum – February 1988

(February 1988) released from Joyceville Institution

This issue contains articles on Miami’s crime scene and legislative reform in U.S.S.R.  There is information on accommodation and transportation for family members visiting the prison.  KEYWORDS: Operation... Read More

Pendulum – January 1988

(January 1988) released from Joyceville Institution

Sentencing and its proposed reform is discussed in this issue, as is on-site weekend family visits for prisoners.  Information on income tax filing, the importance of dietary fibre, and one-on-one tutoring... Read More

Pendulum – January 1987

(January 1987) released from Joyceville Institution

This issue largely deals with parole.  The privatization of parole as well as the privatization of Correction Services Canada is also discussed.  There is information regarding a mock parole hearing... Read More

This issue focuses on parole and mandatory supervision.  There is also a detailed list of offences found in Bill C67.  KEYWORDS: Bill C67, day parole, dangerous offenders, “gating” Coded by: Nicole... Read More

This Issue, Remember, celebrates Prisoner Justice Day (August 10th) with a focus on prisoner achievements and human rights issues. You will find extensive material on federal legislation, new Correctional... Read More

This issue takes a positive approach in creating prison communities with programs to improve fitness levels, mental health and prisoners’ overall well-being. Also included are sports events, a feature... Read More

Pendulum

(1986) released from Joyceville Institution

In this issue the debate concerning Bills C67 and C68 continues.  The remainder of the issue deals with spirituality, the John Howard Society’s column, and the drama club. KEYWORDS:  Income Tax Act,... Read More

Pendulum

(1986) released from Joyceville Institution

This issue contains information on legislative reform, the Inmate Committee, as well as a variety of movie reviews. KEYWORDS:  Bill C-67 Coded by:  Nicole Arbuckle  Read More