The Penal Press - A History of Prison from Within

272 results for ‘Health-Physical’ found

This issue of the C.B. Diamond concentrates on themes of hope, reform, and rehabilitation. Noteworthy pieces include articles on optimism versus pessimism, arguments for segregation of inmates, financial... Read More

SUMMARY: This newsletter includes nutritional information from the kitchen, and update from The Pagan Group, advice on starting your own business, and a list of offenses and subsequent punishments from... Read More

Summary: This issue includes updates on member milestones, a call to commemorate October 22nd as “Donald Marshall Jr. Day”  (1990), articles recounting a sacred circle feast, information about the... Read More

This spring issue features biological details of the retrovirus HIV and new counter-therapies such as antibodies and block binding. As well, an article on second hand smoke provides statistics on carbon... Read More

SUMMARY: This issue includes a letter of appreciation to prison volunteers, solutions to the cafeteria’s food waste problem, an option piece of same sex relationships in prison and the request for couples... Read More

SUMMARY: This issue contains several thank you letters for donations made by prisoners, news of a new chaplain, and a new laundry room. The majority of the content are re-prints on health advice on exercise,... Read More

This edition focuses on what is happening inside the prison during the early period of the Covid-19 pandemic.  Read More

Out of Bounds v.31(2&3)

(Spring/Fall 2014) released from William Head Institution

SUMMARY: This issue features articles on feelings of apathy within prison, the importance of remorse, advice on staying out of prison after your release, excerpts from a paper on the use of “system”... Read More

SUMMARY: This issue presents statistics on the portion of the Canadian Correctional Service budget allocated to correctional programs and the effectiveness of such programs, as well as prison capacity,... 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 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

In addition to an editorial and an opinion piece on the passage in Parliament of Bills C-67 and C-68, this paper includes questions and answers on credit cards, interviews with the prison’s interim... Read More

In addition to an interview with the Superintendent, this issue includes many group updates from various aspects of prison life, two prisoner profiles, reports from the dairy and beef barns, and details... Read More

The Hilltop Journal

(August 1986) released from Westmorland Institution

Beginning with an editorial on case management, this issue includes pieces on what a prisoner should take when they leave prison, information on life skills and job seeking, and an interview with the Co-ordinator... Read More

In addition to an interview with the Coordinator of Education and Employment, this issue includes a piece on Parole in Canada, and various physical health items. Also included is sports coverage, humor,... Read More