The Penal Press - A History of Prison from Within

264 results for ‘Parole-Conditional Release’ found

SUMMARY: This issue addresses the possibility of creating a separate aboriginal justice system, the reality of mandatory minimum sentences for drug offences, and the ways that prisoners can access government... Read More

This issue includes an open letter to Solicitor General Warren Allmand about a Vancouver Sun article calling him out as being “unable to be effective”, a piece on habitual criminals, an article... Read More

This issue of the Advance includes articles on the benefits of taking university courses, prisoner experiences with three-day passes, and an editorial about children smoking marijuana. Other items include... 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

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(1981) released from Collins Bay Institution

SUMMARY: This edition focuses on the John Howard Society (JHS) of Kingston including its withdrawal from parole supervision and efforts to abolish mandatory supervision because of an increasing emphasis... Read More

This issue contains yearly Jaycee reports, a commentary on the chief of police calling for capital punishment, and support for the Canadian Association of Social Workers in curtailing corporal punishment... Read More

This issue includes a question and answer piece on Jaycee involvement in prisons, an activity report from the Community Development Committee, and a piece about the presence of the Parole Board. KEYWORDS:... Read More

SUMMARY: This newsletter includes encouragement for prisoners to further their education, thoughts on prisons as the true manufacturers of crime, how transfers keep prisoners away from their families,... Read More

This issue highlights the Halifax parole office, including in-depth interviews with its workers. Also included is a long article about a proposed marijuana bill, pieces on how the Jaycee Unit and the “Let’s... Read More

This issue of The Voice Inside discusses the establishment of a Black Culture group, and includes a reprinted article from The Quest paper in Drumheller calling for an examination of the entire penitentiary... Read More

This lengthy issue of The Outlook includes an open letter about viewing and treating prisoners as human beings, a piece about legalizing marijuana including proposed and existing penalties, the first chapter... Read More

This issue of The Outlook includes an interview with Living Unit Officer L. Campbell, a piece on sentencing in regards to the Bill of Rights, a critique of the prison, and a piece on how marijuana decriminalization... Read More

This issue contains an interview with Visiting and Corresponding Officer, K. Storey. Also included is an article about the viability of employment in the Canadian Furniture Industry, and a small piece... Read More

The Outlook – August/September 1973

(August/September 1973) released from Warkworth Institution

This issue of The Outlook discusses the political motivations behind increased security at the prison, and also addresses the restructuring of the prisoner committee. KEYWORDS: Pierre Trudeau, Jean-Pierre... Read More

This issue of The Outlook addresses changes to the Living Unit program. Also included is an editorial from the Toronto Star regarding prison “crackdown”, and an article about streamlining prisoner... Read More