The Penal Press - A History of Prison from Within

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This issue highlights the Halifax parole office, including in-depth interviews with its workers. Also included is a long article about a proposed marijuana bill, pieces on how the Jaycee Unit and the “Let’s... Read More

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

SUMMARY: This newsletter features reprinted prison reports from 1882, a sports editorial, information on a jogging program, changes to the sports department offerings, issues with the definition of inmate,... Read More

SUMMARY: This issue includes articles on the treatment of violent offenders, upcoming events, what happens during an escape attempt, the importance of music, an outline of the Canadian Charter of Rights... Read More

This issue of The Outlook includes an interview with Living Unit Officer L. Campbell, a piece on sentencing in regards to the Bill of Rights, a critique of the prison, and a piece on how marijuana decriminalization... Read More

This issue of The Outlook includes an interview with the prison psychologist, explains the purpose of Operation Springboard, and describes the “rehabilitative-therapeutic” community of Warkworth... Read More

The Outlook – August/September 1973

(August/September 1973) released from Warkworth Institution

This issue of The Outlook discusses the political motivations behind increased security at the prison, and also addresses the restructuring of the prisoner committee. KEYWORDS: Pierre Trudeau, Jean-Pierre... Read More

This issue of The Outlook addresses changes to the Living Unit program. Also included is an editorial from the Toronto Star regarding prison “crackdown”, and an article about streamlining prisoner... Read More

This short issue of The Outlook primarily addresses the bonding of former prisoners and the benefits of meditation. Coded by: Kate Garrett  Read More

This short issue of The Outlook includes a spotlight on the prison library and a call for support in establishing a First Nations halfway house in Kingston. KEYWORDS: Community Parole Coded by: Kate Garrett  Read More

This issue includes information on community parole, the effect that “yes” or “no” to parole has on a prisoner, and outlines a meeting with the Youth Corps group to discuss relationships. KEYWORDS:... Read More

This issue contains a piece on how change can be frightening, lists important political publications submitted to the Native Brotherhood, and includes an introduction to Community Parole. KEYWORDS: Living... Read More

Tarpaper – February 1974

(February 1974) released from Matsqui Institution

This issue contains articles about methadone, the study of psychiatric treatment in Canadian prisons, and what dissolving prisons would mean for the economy. Also included is a review of prisons in Canada,... Read More

SUMMARY: This issue includes a definition of justice, a letter from the president and other members of the Lifers’ Group, a response to a Victim’s Rights Group protest, current initiatives being put... Read More

SUMMARY: This issue includes involvement in a new fundraising initiative, demographics on crime victims, information on visitation hours and transportation, and statistics comparing violent offenders to... Read More