Shifting…

Aug. 31, 2016 The Hill Times – Peter Mazereeuw New cabinet committee signals shift in litigation strategy: Cotler Dominic Leblanc was recently appointed to oversee a committee to examine and strategize around how to handle the 42,000 lawsuits … [Read more...]

Deliverology…

Aug. 29, 2016 CBC News – Aaron Wherry How Justin Trudeau plans to deliver on 'deliverology' - PM a devotee of Michael Barber's result-oriented management theories Barber is a British political consultant who thinks that the way to govern is to … [Read more...]

Spying and terrorists…

Aug 26, 2016 Canada.com – Ian MacLeod, Ottawa Citizen Federal spies suddenly intercepting 26 times more Canadian phone calls and communications Huge increases in the amount of personal and private communications may be approved by the watchdog … [Read more...]

Risk mitigation and pre-emption…

Aug 24, 2016 Policy Options – Amarnath Amarasingam and Craig Forcese Radicalization and violence in Canada: The Aaron Driver case The authors are trying to provide some insight and clarity around what leads to radicalization and then in turn to … [Read more...]

Prevention…

Aug 22, 2016  Toronto Star – Michelle Shepherd What to do about the next Aaron Driver Prof. Alexandra Bain is a mother, a grandmother and a convert to the Muslim faith.  Bain is doing research on the social media presence of the fighters to … [Read more...]

Peace bonds…

Aug. 19, 2016 CBC News – Susana Mas Canada to increase anti-terror efforts with new office to curb radicalization - Public safety minister acknowledges limitations of peace bond in Aaron Driver case Driver was the young man turned terrorist and … [Read more...]

Poverty, homelessness and kids…

Aug. 16, 2016  Toronto Star – Sandro Contenta and Jim Rankin Report shines light on poverty’s role on kids in CAS system Two researchers have a new report casting the spotlight of poverty on the process of child care in Ontario.  The report, … [Read more...]

Chronic Delays…

Aug 14, 2016 National Newswatch – Joanna Smith, Canadian Press Chronic delays undermine public faith in justice system, Senate report warns The SCC of Canada’s Chief Justice Beverley McLachlin is on record for the need to diversify the federal … [Read more...]

Home grown and C-51…

Aug 12, 2016 CBC News – Aaron Wherry What Aaron Driver means for the debate on amending Bill C-51- Case of ISIS sympathizer comes amid outstanding question of anti-terror laws Aaron Driver is the terrorist killed on Wednesday by the RCMP in … [Read more...]

Scope of MMIW

Aug. 7, 2016 Policy Options – Pamela Palmater The MMIW inquiry’s limited scope, especially the lack of action on police conduct, could overshadow its good parts. The absence of provincial and territorial ministers as well as the various … [Read more...]