The Penal Press - A History of Prison from Within

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In this issue, prisoners advocate for a Board of Review for long sentence, consider whether crime pays, discuss sports and entertainment in prison, struggles encountered upon release and possible changes... Read More

SUMMARY: This newsletter offers information on wages and expenses within the institution and a list of services available to prisoners. This issue includes a large amount of reprints, most notably a reprint... Read More

This issue concentrates on society’s views of criminals and the impact these opinions have on prisoners upon their release, specifically their employment.  There are several articles discussing society’s... Read More

The prisoners’ committee begins this issue by addressing issues of inequality for prisoners in Millhaven as compared to other maximum security prisons. A satirical letter addresses the prison medical... Read More

Articles in this issue focus on matters surrounding imprisonment such as habeas corpus and Bill C-67. A letter reports the suicide of a recently released prisoner; the writer uses the situation to address... Read More

This issue contains an article on Bill C-67 that is later presented as a brief to the Canadian Sentencing Commission, on behalf of the John Howard Society. Contact football is introduced as a league for... Read More

This issue contains copies of government documentation concerning amendments to the Parole Act, Penitentiary Act, and Prisons and Reformatories Act. Millhaven’s newly formed chapter of the John Howard... Read More

This issue marks the one year anniversary of the paper, and the Christmas edition. One poetry submission writes about the effects of heroin use, and an article satirizes the Christmas story of the birth... Read More

This issue of Changing Times includes a critique of the recommendations for a new parole system, opinions on mandatory supervision, and a prisoner request for a prison safety committee. Coded by: Kate... 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 edition discusses police officers and their public glorification, maturity and knowledge, and the misunderstanding of politicians. Food, social events, sports, and problems at Collins Bay... 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 – April 1976

(April 1976) released from Collins Bay Institution

This issue includes an editorial about issues with police, gun control legislation, and Peace & Security Bill. Also included are articles about how justice is applied differently, the possibility of... Read More

Avatar – February 1976

(February 1976) released from Collins Bay Institution

This issue includes an editorial about the Millhaven tear-gassing, recommendations by the John Howard Society to change prison segregation punishment, an article about the problem of secrecy in prison,... Read More