The Penal Press - A History of Prison from Within

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Tarpaper

(June 1980) released from Matsqui Institution

SUMMARY: This issue opens with a transcript of the Correctional Services Deputy Commissioner of Communications, John Braithwaite’s, speech from the March 1980 conference on “Managing the Criminal Justice... Read More

The Moxie v1(3)

(April 1998) released from Bath Institution

SUMMARY: The issue includes a photo exhibit brought to the prison, the results on a recent Inmate Committee election, unappetizing prison food, rules and information surrounding access to personal computers,... Read More

SUMMARY: This newsletter offers information on wages and expenses within the institution and a list of services available to prisoners. This issue includes a large amount of reprints, most notably a reprint... Read More

Primetime – August 1981

(August 1981) released from Mountain Institution

SUMMARY: This issue includes thoughts on a society without prison, changes around the institution, an insider’s perspective on life in prison, nutritional information, those suffering for crimes they... Read More

SUMMARY: This newsletter features articles on increasing prison populations, sports news, the meaning of Easter, and smoking and cigarettes. KEYWORDS: Coded by Bethany Sanjenko    Read More

SUMMARY: This issue includes nutritional facts, the rising cost of the postal service, an update from the Inmate Welfare Committee, GED program information, an update on the library, and information on... Read More

SUMMARY: The issue features a letter from the new editor who hopes to create a more positive publication, a breakdown of the nutritional value of the food being served to prisoners, quotes highlighting... Read More

The prisoners’ committee begins this issue by addressing issues of inequality for prisoners in Millhaven as compared to other maximum security prisons. A satirical letter addresses the prison medical... Read More

This issue contains copies of government documentation concerning amendments to the Parole Act, Penitentiary Act, and Prisons and Reformatories Act. Millhaven’s newly formed chapter of the John Howard... Read More

This issue marks the one year anniversary of the paper, and the Christmas edition. One poetry submission writes about the effects of heroin use, and an article satirizes the Christmas story of the birth... Read More

SUMMARY: This edition includes statistics on Canadian prisoners with tuberculosis and employment at Collins Bay.  Additionally, Claire Culhane, victims of crime, the Attorney General, case management,... Read More

SUMMARY: This issue discusses the Canadian justice system budget, sports at Collins Bay, and the importance of prisoners being able to exercise. Additionally, the consequences for CSC should Quebec separate... Read More

SUMMARY: This edition of Inside the Bay discusses prisoners dying while incarcerated and the significance of Prisoners’ Justice Day. Additionally, the tension in the multicultural prison population,... Read More

SUMMARY: This edition discusses police officers and their public glorification, maturity and knowledge, and the misunderstanding of politicians. Food, social events, sports, and problems at Collins Bay... Read More

Avatar – October 1975

(October 1975) released from Collins Bay Institution

This issue contains an editorial on the effects of new laws, a piece on why one should be interested in the law, an article on correctional philosophy, and another about attempting a restitution plan with... Read More