The Penal Press - A History of Prison from Within

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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

SUMMARY: This edition discusses the widespread impact of “wife battering”, the lack of aboriginal rights in Canada, the importance of women and men from an aboriginal perspective, the lack of drugs... 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

SUMMARY: This issues discusses the importance of prisoners answering their children’s’ questions about their incarceration, the types of crimes women commit, the factors that increase female criminality,... Read More

Outlook – Fall 1996

(Fall 1996) released from Warkworth Institution

Penal reform and views on incarceration are strongly represented in this issue.  There is an article discussing strategies for managing on a prisoner’s budget while another highlights statistics concerning... Read More

Tarpaper – Jan/Feb 1975

(Jan/Feb 1975) released from Matsqui Institution

Capital punishment is featured in a number of articles in this issue.  There is a call for art submissions, from prisoners across Canada, to be exhibited at the United Nations Congress on the Prevention... Read More

Tarpaper – November 1973

(November 1973) released from Matsqui Institution

This issue addresses problems with parole, Solicitor General staff changes, the futility of sending drug addicts to prison, and prison terms for the impoverished. Also included is the discussion of a report... Read More

This issue contains an article detailing the tragic results of double-bunking and another highlighting a number of wrongful convictions in Canada, most notably, David Milgaard.   The effectiveness of... Read More

An article from the Times-Colonist reporting a change to maximum security requirements for first and second degree murderers is reprinted along with a response to the article, and other subjects include... Read More

Articles include discussion of CSC’s evaluation of future possibilities for changes to the prison model, a prisoner’s experience in Leavenworth, legal article on the faint hope clause, labeling and... Read More

The Outlook – March/April 1984

(March/April 1984) released from Warkworth Institution

A sample self-test for estimating the chances that a prisoner will re-offend and return to prison.  Other articles discuss the new privacy act and information kept on private citizens by the government,... Read More

The Outlook – July/August 1984

(July/August 1984) released from Warkworth Institution

This summer issue includes discussion of Prisoners’ Justice Day and its philosophy, prison overcrowding and sentencing alternatives, upcoming changes that should end double-bunking, and CSC implementation... Read More

Fifteen pages of this issue are dedicated to sentencing, which is examined in extensive detail.  Another lengthy article analyzes parole revocation and statutory remission.  Parole receives in-depth... Read More

Advance – September 1966

(September 1966) released from Joyceville Institution

This issue opens with an article by the warden commenting on the positive relationship that has developed between the staff and the prisoners.  Also in this edition are articles on the food services in... Read More

This issue opens with a lengthy piece on customs in Czechoslovakia and also contains two articles paying tribute to Scotsman Robert Burns.  Juvenile delinquency is examined along with factors contributing... Read More