PMO vs delivery units…

    Oct. 30, 2015 National Newswatch – Don Lenihan Will Trudeau’s “Delivery Units” further centralize the PMO? A British brain child of Michael Barber, the delivery unit recognizes the gap between the legislative and the … [Read more...]

Justice at issue…

     Oct 29, 2015 CBC News – Kathleen Harris Liberal justice: experts expect less punitive, more principled approach to crime - Legalizing pot, repealing parts of anti-terror law and reviewing sentencing regime on agenda  Justice issues … [Read more...]

Policing schools…

     Oct 27, 2015  Toronto Star – New York Times Video of South Carolina officer flipping, dragging black student sparks outrage - The girl and a male student were arrested and charged with disturbing the peace This is a startling video and … [Read more...]

Dangerous tactics…

    Oct 26 2015  Ottawa Citizen – Erna Paris Canada is not immune to the most dangerous tactic in politics The article is a timely warning us of a most dangerous political tactic and to be wary of pitting the majority against an immigrant … [Read more...]

Repairing human rights…

    Oct. 23, 2015  Canadian Human Rights Commission (Government of Canada) Repair the erosion of human rights in Canada: CHRC The Chief Commissioner of the Canadian Human Rights Commission (CHRC), Marie-Claude Landry, is calling for an … [Read more...]

A GOOD MORNING NEIGHBOUR!!!

A Smart Justice Network of Canada special A GOOD MORNING CANADA!  (Ed note:  Today, SJNC is delighted to offer a post-election reflection from its chair Barry Stuart, retired judge and life-long advocate for a better way in the justice system, on … [Read more...]

The Conservative footprint…

    Oct. 20, 2015  Canadian Press Will Harper’s conservative footprint endure, or soon be washed away? Harper was clear.  He wanted to change the face of Canada and for a decade many of Canada’s cherished social programs, institutions and … [Read more...]

A chance to live great lives…

    Oct. 18, 2015  Globe and Mail – Naheed Nenshi – Mayor of Calgary Divided, Canada stands to lose what makes it great For those who may need a refreshed sense of what we struggle to achieve and maintain as Canadian values, Nenshi’s … [Read more...]

Tory legacy…

    Oct. 16, 2015 Toronto Star – Pam Palmater Tories will leave lethal legacy for First Nations - First Nations communities face a series of overlapping crises that Ottawa has ignored for too long. The article is a state of the nation report … [Read more...]

The cost of public service…

    Oct. 15, 2015  Globe and Mail – Sean Fine Canada’s senior public officials targeted by little-known corruption law A law buried in an omnibus budget bill (Bill C-31) but not yet proclaimed seeks to discover and monitor the financial … [Read more...]