The Penal Press - A History of Prison from Within

113 results for ‘Death Penalty/Capital Punishment’ found

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(January 1986) released from Mission Medium Security Institution

In this issue you will find extensive policy material within Correctional Services Canada with specific cases cited: a sample of a grievance upheld and several items referencing the Canadian Charter of... Read More

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(1996) released from William Head Institution

This issue is dedicated to Claire Culhane, a well-known prisoners’ rights advocate, who passed away in April of 1996.  There are letters from Ms. Culhane herself as well as letters from prisoners sharing... Read More

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(October 1986) released from Collins Bay Institution

A large majority of this issue is devoted to humorous articles and poetry.  There is a brief article noting the decline in murder rates since the abolishment of the death penalty.  At the end of this... Read More

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(October 1990) released from Joyceville Institution

At the back of this issue there is an attachment of papers announcing a National Lifers Conference to be held at Joyceville Institution in 1991.  The closure of Kingston’s Prison For Women is also... Read More

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(September 1985) released from Mission Medium Security Institution

Parole and conditional release are central to this issue, including the governor general’s press conference introducing the Conditional Release Bill. Also of interest, an biographical write-up celebrating... Read More

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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

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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

A major topic in this issue concerns an investigation into the Metropolitan Toronto Police Force Hold-Up Squad.  This issue also discusses prison overcrowding as well as police safety issues after the... Read More