The Penal Press - A History of Prison from Within

C.B. Diamond – May 1954 - May 1954

Release description:

This issue opens with an article pressing for parole in Canada and pointing to its possible benefits.  There is a detailed article comparing Canada and Sweden’s penal systems, and another describing military reform with a call for the Canadian penal system to follow suit.  Also of interest is a request for public speaking classes for prisoners, as well as an in-depth article on the Vocational Training Course in Brick Masonry at Collin’s Bay.

KEYWORDS: “New Deal”, youthful offenders, Borstal system, I.O.R.C., “after-care”

Coded by: Nicole Arbuckle