The Penal Press - A History of Prison from Within

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Psychological evaluation and research make up the bulk of this issue. Topics include a critique of a recent CSC research report, suggestions on possible solutions of evaluative research in order to provide... Read More

In this issue, topics include treatment for sex-offenders, changes to the institute’s budget, and editorials on censorship and what constitutes “deviant behavior”. Also included is an... 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

Olympiad News

(September 15, 1983) released from Collins Bay Institution

This issue provides a re-cap of the 7th Exceptional People’s Olympiad that was held at Collins Bay Institution  Read More

This issue is primarily a program of activities, prizes, and bonuses for prisoners. All content is duplicated in French. KEYWORDS:  Vacation Organization Committee, Inmate Welfare Fund Coded by: Kate... Read More

This issue contains a highlight of the new prison hospital, an open letter to the five district court judges of Alberta, and a critique of hiring outside workers instead of prisoners to do prison projects.... Read More

This issue of Off the Wall contains a response to the Stony Mountain Terminator article regarding understanding, an article about what crime is, and a piece about guards convicted for forcefully shaving... Read More

This issue of Off the Wall includes an introduction to the Person T(w)o Person Program, and explains programs available through Social Development. KEYWORDS:  Person T(w)o Person Program Coded by: Kate... Read More

This issue of Off the Wall contains an editorial regarding the new proposals to the parole system, and proposal of the Correctional Investigator. KEYWORDS:  ‘Parole In Canada’, discretionary... 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

This issue of the Communicator includes an in-depth interview with only female Unit Classification Officer working at Springhill, a First Nations tale, and a piece on the necessity of the prisoner committee. KEYWORDS:... Read More

This extensive issue contains a lengthy article about “brainwashing” prisoners from Jessica Mitford’s book Kind and Unusual Punishment, information about parole and how the Parole Board... Read More

This issue contains an editorial on the need for an easier transition between prison and society, an outline of the Family Visit Day, and pieces on the Accent on Youth program and prisoner sponsorship... 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 large issue contains a chapter from The Law Reform Commission of Canada working papers about restitution and compensation to victims of crime, and an article by Edgar Z. Friedenberg about psychiatric... Read More