The Penal Press - A History of Prison from Within

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This issue contains articles on HIV/AIDS, politics, and power as a form of violence. Also included are short fiction pieces and poetry. Coded by Kate Garrett  Read More

K.P. Telescope

(November 1956) released from Kingston Penitentiary

This issue includes an editorial on “humane” capital punishment, a case for probation in Canada, a look inside Kingston Prison, and a piece on repairing toys in prison. Also included are articles... Read More

This issue contains an editorial on the publicity of trials, letters about Prisoners’ Justice Day,and  a prisoner’s look at his 19 years in prison. Also contained within are articles about... Read More

Talk On The Farm

(October 1996) released from Westmorland Institution

This issue contains an opinion piece on prisoners owning personal computers, a letter regarding the National Parole Board wanting to hear admissions of guilt before granting parole, coverage of sports,... Read More

Ferndale Flyer

(August 1989) released from Ferndale Institution

This flyer is comprised of administration notices, curfew and meal time adjustments, and updated finance policies. Coded by Kate Garrett  Read More

The Communicator

(Fall 1997) released from Springhill Institution

This issue includes a piece about the new Warden, notes from the Inmate Committee and Warden’s meeting, and a report from the women’s unit. Also included are articles on tutoring, the right... Read More

This issue contains many letters to the editor, an editorial on Prisoners’ Justice Day, a piece on being tired of jail and the ways to work on getting out and staying out, and a prisoner’s... Read More

This issue of Off the Wall contains a piece on sentencing prisoners that have committed an internal offence, a piece on megavitamin therapy and treatment of schizophrenia, an article about problems for... Read More

This issue focuses on the psychiatric treatment of prisoners, including a piece on the concern of a Research Subject, the agreement for the Behaviour Disorder Program, and a look at the legal rights of... Read More

This issue of Changing Times includes an opinion piece on improving rehabilitation programs, an article regarding the reworking of the prisoner committee, and a mention of hearings into brutality at Toronto... Read More

This issue contains articles on rehabilitation and education centres for First Nations and Métis, and the consequences of cultural loss. Also addressed is the need for prisoner education, the idea for... Read More

This issue of Off the Wall includes information on the Saskatoon Legal Assistance Clinic, a speech given during Prevention of Rehabilitation of Convicts week, and a highlight of the prison library. KEYWORDS:... Read More

Insights

(Fall 1990) released from Drumheller Institution and Annex

This issue includes updates on the current state of the prison (finances, health care, available education, food drives, etc), reports from committees and support groups, a piece about Prisoners’... Read More

This issue contains pieces on penal reform and rehabilitation, including an editorial on why penal reform is necessary, articles on proposed prison reforms, what prisoners would change within the prison... Read More

This issue of Transition contains an editorial regarding the organization of a prisoners’ trade union, and articles on the contradictions of parole and recidivism, and the penitentiary service finding... Read More