6,000 children…

     May 30, 2015 CBC News – John Paul Tasker Residential schools findings point to 'cultural genocide,' commission chair says Justice Murray Sinclair says that after seven years of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission hearings across … [Read more...]

Housing first…

      May 29, 2015 Globe and Mail – Erin Anderssen Inside the world's best mental-health program to keep homeless people off the street    The article follows Jason Platt, a Canadian Mental Health outreach worker, who encounters street … [Read more...]

One mattress…

     May 27, 2015 CBC News Edmonton inmate stomped to death owed $287 LRT fine - Video of eight-minute attack entered as evidence Monday at fatality inquiry Rather than pay his fine, Barry Stewart choose to spend three days in the Edmonton … [Read more...]

Bail and over-crowding…

    May 26, 2015  Canadian Law Times – Yamri Tadesse Lawyers predict more overcrowding after St-Cloud  The SCC recently ruled in R. vs. St. Cloud that, beyond the two normal reasons for denial of bail – danger to offend again or flight … [Read more...]

Basic income…

    May 22, 2015  Atlantic (US) – David R. Wheeler What If Everybody Didn't Have to Work to Get Paid? Income disparity is beginning to prompt a new look at the notion of guaranteed annual income.  Wheeler is offering the notion of a basic … [Read more...]

Poverty and self-harming…

    May 21, 2015  Metro News – Leah Holoiday New University of Alberta data links youth mental illness to families faced with poverty A new study published in the Canadian Journal of Emergency Medicine has found some troubling links between … [Read more...]

Parliamentary oversight…

    May 19, 2015  Toronto Star:  Grant Mitchell, Roméo Dallaire and Hugh Segal Canada’s national security agencies need parliamentary oversight - In this era of enormous complexity and ambiguity, the need for oversight on intelligence … [Read more...]

Global mobility…

    May 17, 2015  Globe and Mail - François Crépeau and Idil Atak Mobility will stop the migrant tragedies, not the military The authors are experts in questions around international migration, both professors at McGill and working with the … [Read more...]

How long?

    May 15, 2015  CBC News Death of B.C. aboriginal teen Paige blamed on 'brutal and cruel' support services BC’s Representative for Children and Youth, Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond, has issued a scathing report on the death of a blind … [Read more...]

A system of paralysis…

    May 14, 2015  CBC Radio – Anna Maria Tremonti Chris Hedges says America on road to revolution, even in Baltimore Pulitzer Prize winner Chris Hodges is interviewed by Tremonti on the discontent in American cities and the US prison … [Read more...]