The Penal Press - A History of Prison from Within

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In this issue you can read a piece on caring by prisoner advocate Claire Culhane, a prisoner’s view on sentencing and legislation, and a two-page article entitled “The History of Crime and Punishment”.  Of... Read More

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(March 1991) released from Mission Medium Security Institution

Featured here is a collection of press articles detailing prisoner successes and struggles, both nationally and internationally. Also offered are specific cases regarding prisoner advocacy, an article... Read More

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(August 1986) released from Mission Medium Security Institution

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

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(Spring 1990) released from Mission Medium Security Institution

This issue takes a positive approach in creating prison communities with programs to improve fitness levels, mental health and prisoners’ overall well-being. Also included are sports events, a feature... Read More

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(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

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(1985) released from Stony Mountain Institution

This issue looks at the positive elements of allowing prisoners who are serving life sentences to give incarceration prevention talks to at-risk youth, as well as the Omega Club’s continuing work... Read More

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(1985 ) released from Stony Mountain Institution

This issue contains information on conditional release, sentencing, as well as a number of articles focusing on correctional policies. KEYWORDS:  Canadian constitution Coded by:  Mahala Woodford  Read More

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(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

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(1982) released from Joyceville Institution

This issue contains an article about the Handicap Children’s Christmas party held at Joyceville by the prisoners.   There is information regarding the opportunity for paid vocational training as well... Read More