The Penal Press - A History of Prison from Within

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This issue opens with an article pressing for parole in Canada and pointing to its possible benefits.  There is a detailed article comparing Canada and Sweden’s penal systems, and another describing... Read More

This Christmas issue concentrates on juvenile crime and young offenders.  Of interest is the story of a young woman who befriends her 16-year-old attacker during his imprisonment.  The realities of freedom... Read More

This issue celebrates Prisoner Justice Day with several human rights pieces covering both problems and solutions. A sample of these topics include Kingston Penitentiary’s first female warden in 1967,... Read More

This issue provides details regarding Netherland’s new experimental rehabilitation program for serious offenders and Mexico’s new prison devoid of bars and locks.  There is a lengthy article on the... Read More

This year-end issue presents a great variety of topics. Highlights center on the Solicitor General’s leadership initiatives and priorities such as mandatory supervision, Inmate Employment Program... Read More

This anniversary edition of the C.B. Diamond includes a number of articles on vocational training and employment after incarceration.  An in-depth article detailing the benefits of joining Canada’s... Read More

In this issue one will find articles praising the work of prison chaplains, the value of rehabilitation versus punishment, and the pitfalls of defending oneself in court.  There are also articles regarding... Read More

This issue features several articles regarding the realities of life in prison, society’s view of criminals, and the difficulties prisoners face on the outside upon their release.  Also discussed are... Read More

This issue contains an article dispelling prisoner stereotypes and highlighting the various activities prisoners engage in for personal growth and development.  Another article criticizes the building... Read More

This newsletter deals with the abolition of capital punishment and continuing updates of the young offenders program, as well as a number of other programs implemented by the Omega Club. Also mentioned... Read More

This issue offers four feature articles among a broad spectrum of topics relating to prisoners’ rights. First, a biographical article about prisoner advocate Claire Culhane, her history and her... Read More

In this issue you will find extensive policy material within Correctional Services Canada with specific cases cited: a sample of a grievance upheld and several items referencing the Canadian Charter of... Read More

This issue discusses large versus small prisons, Training Schools, and the recommendations of the parliamentary subcommittee on prisons.  There is an in-depth article detailing the requirement of an Inmate... Read More

Con.T.A.C.T. – Oct/Nov 1978

(October/November 1978) released from Collins Bay Institution

Parole plays a major role in this issue of Con.T.A.C.T.  There are seventeen pages, written by lawyers as a reference for other lawyers, dedicated to the in-depth examination of parole and mandatory supervision,... Read More

This issue highlights the various community in-reach activities of Collin’s Bay Penitentiary, including the request to hold a blood donor clinic at the prison, the prisoners’ participation in the... Read More