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 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

Odyssey

(1978) released from Millhaven Institution

SUMMARY: This issue emphasizes the need for increased citizen awareness of, and involvement in, the penal system. Articles call for the implementation of a Bill of Rights for Prisoners, improved medical... 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 issue includes a look at the American prison system, an article on Gord Downie’s legacy, a recap of a recent symposium for the arts, research being done on the prison’s theatre program,... 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

Tocsin

(January 1988) released from Collins Bay Institution

In addition to a list of the aims and objectives of the Collins’ Bay chapter of the John Howard Society and a list of programs offered by same, this issue includes a report from the Inmate Committee,... Read More

C.B. Diamond V15(1)

(Winter 1965) released from Collins Bay Institution

In addition to a piece on the loved ones of prisoners, this issue includes pieces on education and the prison library, Christmas family service, short fiction, poetry, and sports. Keywords: Christmas Family... Read More

In addition to prisoner self-assessments, this issue includes pieces on the reasons behind prisoner nicknames, the work prisoners did to repair floats for a Kingston parade, recaps of Family Service Day... Read More

In addition to a piece on the death of Ashley Smith and abuse in prisons, this issue contains articles on the Edmonton Institution for Women, how ‘lifers’ spend time in prison, and gender reassignment... Read More

The Bath Tymes

(December 1992) released from Bath Institution

This issue contains an interview with the Warden, a piece on banks, an article about Hawaii, a canteen item and price list, a sports section, and selections of poetry. Keywords: Warden Sam Brazeau, Bill... Read More

Catch 22

(November 7-13) released from Matsqui Institution

This short issue contains a calendar of upcoming events, updates on prison events and committees, information on the prison Christmas social, and information and rules regarding the upcoming prison open... Read More

KP Telescope v2(15)

(October 1951) released from Kingston Penitentiary

This issue contains articles on whether or not prisoners are being “coddled”, justice, and how outsiders view the prison environment. Also included are sections on vocational training, a field... Read More

Pen-O-Rama

(October-December 1958) released from St-Vincent-de- Paul Institution

This Christmas issue of the Pen-O-Rama contains a number of prison-themed short fiction pieces, commentaries on Christmas in prison, an article on drawing and painting with oils, a section on playing chess,... Read More

This issue contains articles on HIV/AIDS, politics, and power as a form of violence. Also included are short fiction pieces and poetry. Coded by Kate Garrett  Read More