The Penal Press - A History of Prison from Within

295 results for ‘Correctional Policies’ found

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(March 1988) released from Joyceville Institution

This issue appears to be the original copy sent for approval and reveals what would have been censored in the final publication.  There is a focus on drugs in this issue: the effectiveness of drug testing,... 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 contains information rehabilitative programs, prisoner struggles and crime statistics. Also featured are the “HELP” and temporary absence program. KEYWORDS: Temporary Absence Program,... Read More

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(1985 ) released from Stony Mountain Institution

This issue contains information on conditional release, sentencing, as well as a number of articles focusing on correctional policies. KEYWORDS:  Canadian constitution Coded by:  Mahala Woodford  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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(March 1979) released from Joyceville Institution

This issue contains information on travel to and from prison for prisoners’ families, as well as articles regarding Parole Act Amendments and proposed punishment reform.  There are articles regarding... Read More

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(June 2009) released from Drumheller Institution and Annex

This issue features articles on healthy eating, the role of genetics on behaviour and the “four noble truths”. The issue also provides some information on educational opportunities. KEYWORDS:... 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