The Penal Press - A History of Prison from Within

256 results for ‘Miscellaneous’ found

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(October 1973) released from Matsqui Institution

This issue addresses how some prisoners can end up serving longer sentences then originally planned, and also contains a piece explaining temporary parole. Also included is an article about prisoners taking... Read More

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(March 1990) released from Mission Medium Security Institution

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

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(May/Jun 1989) released from Collins Bay Institution

In addition to a piece on the “Taking Responsibility” report from The House of Commons Standing Committee of Justice and the Solicitor General, the issue includes a critique of Corrections... Read More

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(Mar/Apr 1989) released from Collins Bay Institution

In addition to a piece critiquing life sentences, this issue includes articles on whether youth sentences should be longer for those who commit “serious” crimes, and the costs of prisoners... Read More

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(January 1988) released from Collins Bay Institution

In addition to a list of the aims and objectives of the Collins’ Bay chapter of the John Howard Society and a list of programs offered by same, this issue includes a report from the Inmate Committee,... Read More

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(1980) released from Stony Mountain Institution

This issue contains mostly humor and puzzles, with short updates on bus service, an adult social, the library, prison groups, and sports. Keywords: Jaycees, Inmate Committee, Toastmasters Coded by Kate... Read More

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(April 1952) released from British Columbia Penitentiary

In addition to an editorial on a new prison wage scale, this issue contains pieces on the importance of hobbies and sportsmanship, the importance of segregation, and book reviews. Also included are sports... Read More

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(May 2007) released from Matsqui Institution

This issue includes selections of poetry, short fiction, and non-fiction.   Coded by Kate Garrett  Read More

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(October 2006) released from Matsqui Institution

This issue includes selections of poetry, short fiction, and non-fiction.   Coded by Kate Garrett  Read More

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(May 2005) released from Matsqui Institution

This issue includes selections of poetry, short fiction, and non-fiction.   Coded by Kate Garrett  Read More

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(February 2008) released from Matsqui Institution

This paper includes selections of poetry and short fiction.   Coded by Kate Garrett  Read More

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(July 1986) released from Westmorland Institution

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

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(May 1986) released from Westmorland Institution

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

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(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

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(January 1984) released from Drumheller Institution and Annex

This issue is largely composed of poetry, sports, prison rodeo details, and prison updates. This issue can be difficult to read in places.   Coded by Kate Garrett  Read More