The Penal Press - A History of Prison from Within

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Summary: This issue includes a note from the new editor, a message from the “Inmate Committee” which includes an announcement for an upcoming meeting with the Citizens Advisory Committee, Svend Robinson,... Read More

Summary: This issue includes a message from both the President and Vice-President of the organization, letters from program co-ordinators with information regarding programs, a history of the N.B.O with... Read More

Kent Times v1(3)

(1987) released from Kent Institution

SUMMARY: This issue includes an account of becoming literate in prison, the creation of a writing workshop, tutoring programs, Aboriginal education in prison, news of institutions in America denying parole... Read More

Summary: This issue includes a report on the Native Inmate Student Club and their First Annual Traditional Feast, Christmas greetings, and recognition of prisoners’ successful completion of programs... Read More

Summary: This issue includes updates on member milestones, a call to commemorate October 22nd as “Donald Marshall Jr. Day”  (1990), articles recounting a sacred circle feast, information about the... Read More

SUMMARY: This issue includes a letter of appreciation to prison volunteers, solutions to the cafeteria’s food waste problem, an option piece of same sex relationships in prison and the request for couples... Read More

Summary: This issue includes a report from the president of the Blackfoot Awareness Group (B.A.G),  a summary of the Family Day Social and general information on B.A.G KEYWORDS: Blackfoot Awareness Group... Read More

SUMMARY: This issue includes upcoming events, an interview with a lawyer about female prisons, how the prison system has failed Aboriginal prisoners, and criticism of female prisons. KEYWORDS: Elizabeth... Read More

SUMMARY: This issue contains several thank you letters for donations made by prisoners, news of a new chaplain, and a new laundry room. The majority of the content are re-prints on health advice on exercise,... Read More

Tightwire V22(4)

(Winter 1988) released from Kingston Prison For Women

SUMMARY: This issue discusses Christmas in prison, the suicide of a prisoner in the segregation unit of P4W, and the poor living conditions at P4W. Articles address the health implications of smoking and... Read More

SUMMARY: This newsletter features a letter to the editor regarding testing and treatment for Hepatitis C, extensive information on private prisons, an interview with a former prisoner about his experiences... Read More

This issue discusses prisoner rehabilitation and access to constructive activities such as the prospective return of prison farms and the limited access prisoners have to current technology.  Some information... Read More

SUMMARY: This edition discusses the successful Everest climb of a Calgary native, the clubs at Bowden, and sports news. KEYWORDS: Gavel Club, Native Brotherhood, A.A., Blackfalds, 7—step. Coded by Claire... Read More

The Hilltop Journal

(August 1986) released from Westmorland Institution

Beginning with an editorial on case management, this issue includes pieces on what a prisoner should take when they leave prison, information on life skills and job seeking, and an interview with the Co-ordinator... Read More

Highwitness News

(May 1984) released from Millhaven Institution

In addition to a piece on a Cost of Living Allowance for prisoners and a full print of the ‘1984 Update, Inmate Pay Program and Canteen Prices’ for the benefit of prisoners who have not had... Read More