The Penal Press - A History of Prison from Within

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This issue includes a look at the recent rash of suicides among aboriginal prisoners at the Kingston Prison for Women, a better understanding of prisoner pay, the abuse of the English language in areas... Read More

SUMMARY: This issue includes a reminder to treat others with respect, harsh marijuana laws, and updates from the Inmate Committee. Also included are a significant amount of reprinted articles on the ineffectiveness... Read More

SUMMARY: This issue includes reprinted articles on the issue of mandatory 25-year sentences, the misconception that imprisonment is the only option, providing education to young offenders to prevent future... Read More

SUMMARY: This issue includes a reprint on prison stresses and their implications, a sports update, news from the Inmate Committee, and proposed changes to the CSC decision-making process. KEYWORDS: John... Read More

The Outlook – Winter 1992/1993

(Winter 1992/1993) released from Warkworth Institution

SUMMARY: This issue contains stats on incarceration, wages in Swiss prisons, invitation to a self-help group, systemic racism in the legal system, a personal account of the prison system, information on... Read More

SUMMARY: This edition includes the offering of a motorcycle safety course, attempts to get computers and more courses into the prison, waiving a parole hearing, and a skeptical opinion piece on racially... Read More

SUMMARY: This issue contains several reprints, including a reprinted account of struggles with addiction, entrepreneurship in the Black community, the role of the prosecutor, religious programs in prison,... Read More

This issue includes articles on complaint processes in prison, the loss of prisoner voting rights, Robert Hare and psychopathy, open letter to the CSC Commissioner requesting funding for computers, a John... Read More

Included is an editorial on prisoners’ voting rights as well as articles on subjects including the application of unique laws to natives, explanation of old age security pensions in Canada, and an... Read More

This issue has articles on proposed government reforms on sentencing, corrections and parole, statistics on parolees and recidivism  for both conditional release and mandatory supervision programs, tips... Read More

The Drum Issue 21

(November 2009) released from Drumheller Institution and Annex

SUMMARY: This issue contains an opinion piece on the shortcomings of the grievance system, statistics on Hepatitis C, excerpts from a speech given by a National Parole Board chairman, flu season information,... Read More

SUMMARY: The issue includes a recap of a recent Programs Conference, the benefits of getting an education in prison, a lengthy history of Christopher Columbus, environmental initiatives being taken in... Read More

Tightwire

(winter 1991) released from Kingston Prison For Women

This issue discusses themes of religion and spirituality through both Christian and Aboriginal perspectives. THemes of ethnicity, race and violence are discussed in a few articles which put the issues... Read More

Tightwire

(Fall 1988) released from Kingston Prison For Women

      KEYWORDS:  Law Reform Commission “Working Paper #1”,  Daubny Commission, New Women in Sobriety (NEWS), Brentwood Program  Read More

Tightwire

(March/April 1983) released from Kingston Prison For Women

The most prevalent theme in this issue of Tightwire surrounds the announcement in January by Solicitor General Robert Kaplan that prison education programs would be cut. Another important concern is... Read More