The Penal Press - A History of Prison from Within

193 results for ‘Post-Carceral Issues’ found

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(1982) released from Millhaven Institution

SUMMARY: This issue includes an editorial on proposed training programs for volunteers, common misconceptions about prison, creating change through solidarity, ideology of rules, criticisms of specific... Read More

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(April 1983) released from Saskatoon Correctional Centre

SUMMARY: This newsletter includes an article on the construction of a new portable living unit, increasing prison populations, fingerprinting, Canadian prisoners in international prisons, a reprinted interview... Read More

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(Fall 1995) released from Stony Mountain Institution

SUMMARY: This newsletter includes encouragement for prisoners to further their education, thoughts on prisons as the true manufacturers of crime, how transfers keep prisoners away from their families,... Read More

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(1984) released from Springhill Institution

SUMMARY: This issue includes an editorial on the police state, one prisoner’s experiences in prison, the addition of solar panels to the prison, an article detailing the potential innocence of an Indigenous... Read More

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(1983) released from Springhill Institution

SUMMARY: This issue features a letter from the editor on a new program, an article submitted by a prisoner who had recently left the therapeutic unit, the tendency for guards to label mature prisoners... Read More

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(March 1998) released from Okimaw Ohci Healing Lodge

SUMMARY: This first edition from Okimaw Ohci Healing Lodge on Nikaneet First Nation land emphasizes the significance of relationships, especially with Elders, and connection to culture in the holistic... Read More

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(Sep/Oct 1983) released from Stony Mountain Institution

SUMMARY: This issue includes a letter from the editor on rehabilitation, suggested solutions to the issue of overcrowding, bias against prisoner testimony in court, Inmate Committee meeting minutes, a... Read More

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(1981) released from Stony Mountain Institution

SUMMARY: This issue includes perspectives from a prisoner serving a life sentence, the behavioural science behind jury selection, the Toastmasters Club’s participation in a speech competition, and upcoming... Read More

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(Summer 1984) released from Collins Bay Institution

SUMMARY: This issue includes the effects of prisons on families, the function of the parole board, an article on volunteers, a profile on the director of a local branch of the John Howard Society, feelings... Read More

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(1997) released from Stony Mountain Institution

SUMMARY: The issue details the importance of one’s childhood development, information on hepatitis, the contrast between American prison systems and those in the Netherlands, how anger and grief are... Read More

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(July/August 1970) released from Dorchester Penitentiary

This issue of the Beacon includes many articles on how to set up acceptable day parole, touching on public perception of prisoners, punishment versus rehabilitation, and positive statistics from Drumheller... Read More

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(July 1975) released from Saskatchewan Penitentiary

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

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(January 1975) released from Saskatchewan Penitentiary

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

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(May 2009) released from Drumheller Institution and Annex

SUMMARY: This issue includes a guide to heart healthy eating, the kinds of changes and requirements needed in order to be granted parole, news from the library, reprinted information on the Stanley Cup,... Read More

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(Aug/Sep 1985) released from Bowden Institution and Annex

SUMMARY: This issue details the successes of an information and intervention program, news from the chapel, updates from a club focused on communication skills, the outcomes of a fastball tournament, and... Read More