The Penal Press - A History of Prison from Within

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This issue includes articles regarding the importance of correspondence to prisoners, whether or not women would marry an ex-prisoner, and a Toronto Globe & Mail piece regarding the need for a public... Read More

This issue discusses the need for personal interviews in Parole Board dealings with prisoners, urges an end to discrimination particularly based on skin colour and religious beliefs, and draws a correlation... Read More

This Easter issue includes a few religious pieces, but also contains substantial articles discussing the various vocational training opportunities available to prisoners, the details of a newly established... Read More

SUMMARY: This issue lists statistics about the prison population, an opinion piece on greed and the convict code, the use of labelling and stereotypes within prison, thoughts on the outward expression... Read More

SUMMARY: This issue features the definition of a convict, effects of alcoholism on families, the view of television as a privilege, some hockey news, and information on a new visitation program. KEYWORDS:... Read More

The Mountain Echo

(February 1994) released from Mountain Institution

SUMMARY: This issue features many letters on the successes and issues with the prison’s Christmas open house, the Christmas toy making project and other charitable ventures, a new group to support survivors... Read More

In this issue, prisoners advocate for a Board of Review for long sentence, consider whether crime pays, discuss sports and entertainment in prison, struggles encountered upon release and possible changes... Read More

SUMMARY: This newsletter offers information on wages and expenses within the institution and a list of services available to prisoners. This issue includes a large amount of reprints, most notably a reprint... Read More

This issue concentrates on society’s views of criminals and the impact these opinions have on prisoners upon their release, specifically their employment.  There are several articles discussing society’s... Read More

SUMMARY: This issue contains an article detailing a lack of integrity among Case Management Teams, an interview with the deputy warden, and how prison shapes parenthood. Also included is a reprint on longer... Read More

SUMMARY: This issue includes an article on the lack of prison administration accountability, several pieces on Prisoners’ Justice Day, a reprinted article of the lack of disciplinary action taken against... Read More

SUMMARY: This newsletter features articles on increasing prison populations, sports news, the meaning of Easter, and smoking and cigarettes. KEYWORDS: Coded by Bethany Sanjenko    Read More

SUMMARY: This brief newsletter discusses the aftermath of a recent social held in the institution, chapel news, and a book review. KEYWORDS: Coded by Bethany Sanjenko  Read More

SUMMARY: This newsletter includes an editorial comparing Canadian and American prisons, hockey news, and information on the upcoming Inmate Committee election. KEYWORDS: Overcrowding Coded by Bethany Sanjenko  Read More

SUMMARY: This newsletter discusses issues of overcrowding, the upcoming Christmas social, sports predictions, and church news. KEYWORDS: Coded by Bethany Sanjenko  Read More