The Penal Press - A History of Prison from Within

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Westmorland Whistle

(November 1993) released from Westmorland Institution

This issue contains pieces on the new Deputy Warden, cocaine, the effects of Winter on the mood, and poetry. Keywords: Deputy Warden Michael Flanagan, Alternatives to Violence Project, Coded by Kate Garrett  Read More

This issue is completely dedicated to the work of the Phoenix Group, a Mountain Institution self-help sex-offender group. This issue provides information about the history of the group, the structure,... Read More

This newsletter promotes literacy. Included is a section on the Ojibwe language, prisoner short fiction and poetry pieces, and a call for submissions of a school crest. Coded by Kate Garrett  Read More

Catch 22

(January 18-24, 1980) released from Matsqui Institution

This issue contains an update from the Inmate Committee, a list of scholarships and awards available for application, and a letter of acknowledgment from the Solicitor General to prisoners graduating from... Read More

This issue contains articles about renovations at the prison, issues with double-bunking in cells, and a large section addressing concerns about sexual arousal assessments and hormonal profiles. Also included... Read More

KP Telescope v2(15)

(October 1951) released from Kingston Penitentiary

This issue contains articles on whether or not prisoners are being “coddled”, justice, and how outsiders view the prison environment. Also included are sections on vocational training, a field... Read More

Ferndale Flyer

(April 6 1990) released from Ferndale Institution

This flyer contains information and reminders for prisoners of rules and activities occurring at the prison, such as trades courses. Coded by Kate Garrett  Read More

Off The Wall

(May 1988) released from Saskatchewan Penitentiary

This issue contains articles on the possible implementation of a Unit Management system, parole decisions, and one former prisoner’s discussion on how the penal system fails to rehabilitate prisoners.... Read More

Olympiad News

(Spring 1984) released from Collins Bay Institution

This issue is solely about the Collins Bay prison’s and prisoners’ work with the Exceptional People’s Olympiad. 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

K.P. Telescope

(February 1959) released from Kingston Penitentiary

This issue contains an article about the critiques of the Habitual Criminal Act, a piece on rehabilitation by Dorothy W. Scheer (Queen of the Penal Press), an article about Christmas release by a British... 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