Zombie politics…

  Nov. 28, 2013   Moyers and Company – Bill Moyers and Henry Giroux Henry Giroux on Zombie Politics  Giroux is a professor at McGill University.  This interview (45 minutes and well worth the time and trouble), and perhaps some of … [Read more...]

Sapers report

  Nov. 26, 2013 CBC News Canada’s prison population at all-time high - Number of visible minority inmates increased by 75% in past decade  Canada’s Correctional Investigator Howard Sapers is expected to make a scathing report to Parliament … [Read more...]

NCR and high risk…

Nov. 25, 2013  CTV News – Canadian Press Tories re-introduce NCR legislation, which includes high-risk designation   Justice Minister Peter McKay announced the federal government will re-introduce the bill to make more difficult the release … [Read more...]

Whose safety?

 Nov. 22, 2013  CBC News – Karina Roman  Proposed labour code changes worry safety advocates  Again the federal government is relying in the omnibus approach and buried with the proposed C-4 Omnibus Bill are several changes to the Canadian … [Read more...]

A safer society…

 Nov. 20, 2013  Brandon Sun – Ashley Prest Choice for safer society offered - Reconciliation rather than just punishment   The Indian and Metis Friendship Centre in Winnipeg helped celebrate RJ week at a kick-off event for community and … [Read more...]

SK mental health court…

 Nov. 18, 2013  Star Phoenix (Regina, SK) – Hannah Spray Court docket focuses on mental health issues The article announces the first sitting of a court for mental health issues today in Saskatoon.  The court will meet twice each month with a … [Read more...]

Judges as checks…

Nov. 17, 2013  Canada.com – Stephen Maher Judges, as Harper predicted, are acting as a check on his absolute power   If there is no effective chamber of second sober thought, we can be grateful for the judges who are have begun to make … [Read more...]

Two moms…

 Nov. 15, 2013 Ottawa Citizen – Kelly Egan Two mothers on opposite sides of a murder discover the power of forgiveness  Dona Cadman and Supriya Deas had a remarkable story that started with a mugging gone wrong.  Cadman says that grief and … [Read more...]

Strain and breakdown…

  Nov. 13, 2013  Ottawa Citizen – Chris Cobb ‘Tough forensic guy’ John Bradford opens up about his PTSD -Psychiatrist who analyzed notorious sex killers broke under strain of graphic video evidence   This article is about Canada’s top … [Read more...]

Let’s talk

  Nov. 7, 2013  John Howard Society of Ontario Counter Point launched John Howard of Ontario has launched Counter Point, a new series calculated to spark conversation about community safety, crime prevention and prisons.  Local public events … [Read more...]