The Penal Press - A History of Prison from Within

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SUMMARY: This issue includes an editorial rejecting the new visitation program, the warden’s cancellation of prison socials, issues with mandatory supervision, information on corporate crime, a look... Read More

Odyssey

(May 1980) released from Millhaven Institution

SUMMARY: This newsletter features articles on suggested prison reforms, changes to social group activity policies, behaviour modification, the ineffectiveness of prisons, the many changes in parole regulations... Read More

This issue highlights a motion introduced in Parliament to abolish capital punishment completely and replace it with a mandatory 25-year sentence before parole. Also included is an article on fewer prisoners... Read More

SUMMARY: This issue discusses Canadian prisoners’ right to vote in great detail. It also addresses the Canadian penal system and its shortcomings, the previous policies of Canadian political parties... Read More

SUMMARY: This issue includes an editorial on psychological punishment, the description of prison as a degrading experience, memoriam of prisoners who have died in prison, an account of time spent in a... Read More

Kent Times v1(6)

(1988) released from Kent Institution

SUMMARY: This issue discusses news of a large prison escape, a recap of a recent uprising and the Inmate Committee’s recommendations for handling future incidents, an interview with one of the newsletter’s... Read More

Kent Times v1(5)

(1987) released from Kent Institution

SUMMARY: This issue includes letters from Claire Culhane, suggested changes to parole procedures, thoughts on violent children’s toys, Vietnam War veterans in Canada, how art and history are interconnected,... Read More

Kent Times v1(1)

(1986) released from Kent Institution

SUMMARY: This issue includes a history of Prisoners’ Justice Day, messages from Claire Culhane, the implications of new legislation regarding parole, the request that prison administrators understand... Read More

This issue deals with the issue of prisons conditioning prisoners with drugs, behaviour modification, and control. Also included are articles addressing the problem of suicide in prison, the challenge... Read More

This issue includes an editorial about problems with mandatory supervision, and articles regarding “justified” homicide and lack of empathy for a dying prisoner. KEYWORDS:  Native Brotherhood,... Read More

SUMMARY: This issue includes an article on internal searches, new visitation policies, statistics on those in favour of reinstating the death penalty, and the correlation between crime rates and the economy.... Read More

SUMMARY: This issue includes an editorial on proposed training programs for volunteers, common misconceptions about prison, creating change through solidarity, ideology of rules, criticisms of specific... Read More

SUMMARY: This issue includes the request for volunteers in the John Howard Society’s Women’s Group, the need for revitalization in the John Howard Society, the issue of Aboriginal prisoners’ ability... Read More

SUMMARY: This newsletter features several articles discussing mandatory supervision and its abolishment, the sentencing of young offenders, the lack of programs available, society’s main concerns regarding... Read More

SUMMARY: This issue includes information on upcoming events, a response to an article sensationalizing prison relationships, how women are treated in the criminal justice system, a list of issues prisoners... Read More