The Penal Press - A History of Prison from Within

193 results for ‘Post-Carceral Issues’ found

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(August 1985) released from Mission Medium Security Institution

This issue covers a variety of social-political topics and features a rare article published by the Royal Bank of Canada entitled Punishment and Crime that includes crime statistics and a report from... Read More

In this issue you can read a piece on caring by prisoner advocate Claire Culhane, a prisoner’s view on sentencing and legislation, and a two-page article entitled “The History of Crime and Punishment”.  Of... Read More

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(March 1991) released from Mission Medium Security Institution

Featured here is a collection of press articles detailing prisoner successes and struggles, both nationally and internationally. Also offered are specific cases regarding prisoner advocacy, an article... Read More

Here you will read about the first successful prisoner appeal of Bill C67, and a debate on Canada’s new correctional policy: employment of female prison guards. As well, detailed here are several... Read More

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(December 1989) released from Joyceville Institution

This issue focuses on the programs and groups available for prisoners to join, including a kind of mentoring program for new prisoners called “Con-Talk”.  There is a section describing the many handmade... Read More

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(May 1989) released from Joyceville Institution

There is information in this issue on prisoner etiquette as well as an article advocating for education to be used in sentencing.  There is also an article involving the publication of crime statistics... Read More

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(January 1987) released from Joyceville Institution

This issue largely deals with parole.  The privatization of parole as well as the privatization of Correction Services Canada is also discussed.  There is information regarding a mock parole hearing... Read More

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(August 1986) released from Mission Medium Security Institution

This Issue, Remember, celebrates Prisoner Justice Day (August 10th) with a focus on prisoner achievements and human rights issues. You will find extensive material on federal legislation, new Correctional... Read More

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(1985) released from Stony Mountain Institution

This issue looks at the positive elements of allowing prisoners who are serving life sentences to give incarceration prevention talks to at-risk youth, as well as the Omega Club’s continuing work... Read More

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(March 1985) released from Joyceville Institution

This issue contains articles concerning prison overcrowding and the practice of body searching prison visitors.  There is also information regarding housing for parolees and the various groups and organizations... Read More

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(Sept/Oct 1983) released from Joyceville Institution

This issue has information about how to plan for parole, accommodation for prison visitors, and the Terry Fox Run fundraiser.  Prison overcrowding and the new prisoner pay scale are also examined in this... Read More

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(1981) released from Joyceville Institution

In this edition the focus is on mandatory supervision and parole.  There are also articles discussing human rights issues regarding mandatory supervision and parole.  There is a two-page column in French for... Read More

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(June 1984) released from Bowden Institution and Annex

A major theme of this issue is sentencing goals and alternatives to incarceration/punishment. One article examines the need for a Native Advisory Board and a lengthy chapel news section is also included. ... Read More