The Penal Press - A History of Prison from Within

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This issue focuses on parole and mandatory supervision.  There is also a detailed list of offences found in Bill C67.  KEYWORDS: Bill C67, day parole, dangerous offenders, “gating” Coded by: Nicole... Read More

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

Pendulum

(1986) released from Joyceville Institution

This issue discusses the proposal of a new prison and the consequences of its remote location.  The A.A. Group and the Joyceville Chapter of the John Howard Society both have articles about their organizations. ... Read More

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

Pendulum – March 1985

(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

Pendulum – Sept/Oct 1983

(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

Pendulum – Winter 1984

(Winter 1984) released from Joyceville Institution

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

Pendulum – February 1983

(February 1983) released from Joyceville Institution

The exact date of this issue is unknown, but it is believed to be from February 1983.  This issue discusses prison violence as well as the Canadian justice system.  The Inmate Committee, the Allied Group,... Read More

Pendulum

(1981) released from Joyceville Institution

In this issue one will find information regarding the Inmate Handbook, the Inmate Trust Fund, and transportation services to and from the prison for prisoners’ families.  There is also an article discussing... Read More

Pendulum – October 1981

(October 1981) released from Joyceville Institution

This issue focuses on marijuana, particularly its legalization. KEYWORDS: marijuana, decriminalization, ACT (Alliance for Cannabis Therapeutics) Coded by:  Nicole Arbuckle  Read More

Pendulum

(1979) released from Joyceville Institution

This issue contains information on the annual St. Leonard’s Society of Canada conference, the introduction of closed-circuit T.V. for police use, and human rights issues regarding parole.  There are... Read More

Pendulum – March 1979

(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

Pendulum

(1981) released from Joyceville Institution

In this edition the focus is on mandatory supervision and parole.  There are also articles discussing human rights issues regarding mandatory supervision and parole.  There is a two-page column in French for... Read More

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