The Penal Press - A History of Prison from Within

264 results for ‘Parole-Conditional Release’ found

This issue contains a piece on a Progressive Conservative MP looking to bring back Capital Punishment and issues with RCMP, and a discussion with Solicitor General Warren Allmand about future reforms to... Read More

This issue contains one interview with the new Social & Culture Development Officer, and one about the Canadian Youth Research Project. There are articles about the law as it pertains to prisoners,... Read More

This issue contains an editorial about Supreme Court decisions regarding parole revocation and statutory remission, an article about the “prison problem” being neglected and the need for reform,... Read More

SUMMARY: This issue contains information on a workshop for becoming nonviolent, a former prisoner’s account of job hunting, and technological advances in policing. Also included are reprinted facts on... 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 includes an editorial on the sports program, a statement from Claire Culhane, another letter from Claire Culhane on the death penalty, information on using the prison’s law library,... Read More

Cemetery Road – September 1984

(September 1984) released from Kent Institution

SUMMARY: This issue discusses prison abolition, the practice of “gating” federal offenders, the importance of Prisoners’ Justice Day, and the perception of all prisoners as “sexual perverts”.... 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

Cemetery Road Issue 1

(Jul/Aug 1983) released from Kent Institution

SUMMARY: This newsletter features an editorial on the positive changes instituted by the Inmate Committee, increasing prison populations, a ceremony proposal from the Native Brotherhood, updates from the... Read More

Tarpaper – October 1974

(October 1974) released from Matsqui Institution

This issue of Tarpaper includes articles on the social problem of drug addiction, a prisoner’s wife’s experience with social imprisonment, and the Divine Light Mission. Also included is a piece... 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(4)

(1987) released from Kent Institution

SUMMARY: This issue includes opinions on the death penalty and its alternatives, interviews with prisoners serving life sentences, updates on an upcoming boxing event, reprints on the death penalty, and... 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