Khadr’s bail…

    Nov. 29, 2015 Toronto Star – Ben Spurr Ottawa reconsidering position on Omar Khadr’s case - Federal Liberals may not fight ruling that let ex-Guantanamo Bay prisoner out on bail in May. The Khadr case was one of those that suggested … [Read more...]

RJ fostering the social…

Nov 28, 2015  Association des services de réhabilitation sociale de Québec – La Porte ouverte Une approche différente: la justice réparatrice / restaurative  Here’s a treat for you!  This edition celebrates RJ week with an entire … [Read more...]

A decent proposal…

    Nov. 26, 2015  Toronto Star – Alex Ballingall A ‘decent’ proposal: Not-for-profits should raise job standards, report says - The Change Report argues the not-for-profit industry can lead the way on fair pay and benefits and help end … [Read more...]

Police Boards…

    Nov 24, 2015 Toronto Star – Wendy Gillis Police boards seek explicit power to enforce Ontario’s new carding rules  Push back, it’s called.  Ontario is trying to ban the practice of carding by police and the police boards of … [Read more...]

Complete review…

    Nov. 20, 2015  CTV News – Dario Balca Justice Minister: 'Complete review' needed to address high number of aboriginal inmates  Advocacy groups have long highlighted the disproportionate numbers of Indigenous people in prison in … [Read more...]

RJ Act in MB…

     Nov. 23, 2015 CBC News Manitoba proclaims first-of-its-kind Restorative Justice Act - Cases handled in community, outside traditional court process RJ has long been somewhat settled in a niche that requires that the approval and … [Read more...]

Ugly legacy…

    Nov. 19, 2015 Toronto Star – Editorial (Nov. 18, 2015) Trudeau begins to reverse Harper’s ugly legacy of over-reaching legislation The editorial commends the Trudeau government for the speed with which it is addressing Canadian law … [Read more...]

Reversals beginning…

    Nov. 17, 2015 National Newswatch – Canadian Press Liberals drop controversial Supreme Court of Canada niqab appeal The most recognized wedge issue in the last federal election has sounded its death knell from the legal precincts.  The … [Read more...]

Justice overhaul…

     Nov. 15, 2015 CBC News - Kathleen Harris and Alison Crawford Trudeau mandates pot legalization, overhaul of Conservative justice reforms Based on the mandate letters for Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould and Public Safety Minister … [Read more...]

Justice mandate…

    Nov. 13, 2015 Prime Minister of Canada – Justin Trudeau Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada Mandate Letter The Canadian public has been hearing about the mandate letter given to each federal government minister to guide … [Read more...]