Unmet victim needs…

 Jan 31, 2014  National Justice Network - Arlène Gaudreault,   Heidi Illingworth, Steve Sullivan & Irvin Waller, Ph.D. Addressing the Unmet Needs of Crime Victims in Canada    The distinguished authors are advocating for what … [Read more...]

A multi-layered approach…

   Jan 30, 2014  Vancouver Sun – Ian Mulgrew Chronic offenders need treatment, not incarceration, police chief says -  ‘Punitive approach’ does not get at root causes of criminal activity: report   Delta (BC) Police Chief Jim … [Read more...]

Beyond the crime blotter…

Jan. 30, 2014  London Free Press (ON) – Jennifer O’Brien LONDON GANGS: Beyond the (crime) blotter  O’Brien notes improved enforcement and then asks what else needs to happen to address the gang issue.  She roams a little to five … [Read more...]

Ahead in parliament…

   Jan 28, 2014  Catherine Latimer, Executive Director of John Howard Canada: Struggles ahead for justice in Canada…Where Parliament needs to act  After a break for the holiday season, the House of Commons resumes today.  The Government … [Read more...]

Youth mental health…

  Jan. 28, 2014  CTV News Children and mental health: A mother's story of mental illness: One woman's struggle to get her daughter help Experts say that the mental health system for young people, as with others, is a two tiered system in … [Read more...]

Best practices for community partnerships…

Smart Justice Network of Canada fully endorses… Police and community Partnerships National Symposium March 26, 27, 2014 – National Arts Center, Ottawa  Co-Chaired by Supt. Shirley Cuillierrier, RCMP, Insp. Jim Potts RCMP and OPP … [Read more...]

Legal Aid…

 Jan. 22, 2014  Canadian Law Times - Yamri Taddese How does Ontario legal aid compare?   British lawyers have responded to the Jan. 6 cuts to legal aid with a strike, unprecedented in British legal history.  This article looks at the … [Read more...]

Black tie and Beans…

Jan 21, 2014 Chilliwack Progress (BC)  Black tie and beans in support of Chilliwack Restorative Justice  Here’s a unique way to celebrate Valentine’s Day!!!  Yes, for a mere $50 – provided you are observing the proper dress code, you … [Read more...]

A national symposium…

  Jan. 19, 2014 Pacific Business and Law Institute / Smart Justice Network Canada An invitation to the broader community…  Please join us on March 26 and 27 in Ottawa to share your experiences and perspectives in a symposium to explore … [Read more...]

Victim needs?

Jan. 16, 2014  St. George’s United Church Series, Toronto  Dr Lori Triano-Antidormi Sunday Jan. 26th @12:30 Psychologist and mother of Zachary Antidormi   Victims in the Criminal Justice System – What Do They Need?  Lori is a … [Read more...]