The Penal Press - A History of Prison from Within

83 results for ‘Joyceville Institution’ found

This issue not yet coded.  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

This issue includes articles on the recent visit of Inger Hansen (Correctional Investigator) to Joyceville, and related issues.  Also in this issue are articles on the evolution of (the status of) women,... Read More

Fifteen pages of this issue are dedicated to sentencing, which is examined in extensive detail.  Another lengthy article analyzes parole revocation and statutory remission.  Parole receives in-depth... Read More

Advance – September 1966

(September 1966) released from Joyceville Institution

This issue opens with an article by the warden commenting on the positive relationship that has developed between the staff and the prisoners.  Also in this edition are articles on the food services in... Read More

Advance – June 1973

(June 1973) released from Joyceville Institution

This issue addresses the need for prison and parole reform, discusses the prisoner committee election, parole revocation, explains court sentencing, and includes an outline of a visit from the Solicitor... Read More

Advance – Autumn 1971

(Autumn 1971) released from Joyceville Institution

This issue contains a number of articles debating the hiring of ex-convicts.  The newly-formed Inmate Committee, the new chaplain’s assistant, and the woman behind the Kingston Half-Way House and Drop-In... Read More

This issue is a compilation of short stories written by the participants of the Creative Writing class offered at Joyceville Institution. Coded by: Nicole Arbuckle  Read More

Advance – Spring 1969

(Spring 1969) released from Joyceville Institution

  KEYWORDS: Coded by: Melissa Munn  Read More

An editorial on the pilot project implemented at Collin’s Bay begins the discussion surrounding employment after incarceration.  A second article sees five prisoners weigh in on the issue of revealing... Read More

Advance – Spring 1971

(Spring 1971) released from Joyceville Institution

This issue features several articles involving community in-reach and also highlights Break Through, a publication put out by ex-convicts in the Hamilton area.  Other articles discuss the impact of incarceration... Read More

Pendulum – February 1991

(February 1991) released from Joyceville Institution

In this issue there is information on the educational services available through Frontier College, the Private Family Visiting Program, and the new Narcotics Anonymous Vision group.  St. Leonard’s Brantford,... Read More

This issue contains no cover and no date.  It is a brief publication of only six pages featuring mostly poetry, prose, and jokes.  There is mention of prison overcrowding, the Seven Steps program, and... Read More

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