Reaching…

Dec. 8, 2021 Ottawa Citizen – Jeffrey Bradley, Irvin Waller City of Ottawa must budget for preventative approach to tackling violence - If done properly, evidence-based prevention can reduce serious crime dramatically in the next several years. … [Read more...]

Lingering…

Dec. 6, 2021 CBC News – Sidney King Jury delivers recommendations at inquest into 2015 death of Iqaluit man in Ontario prison After 74 days in solitary at Beaver Creek Institution, Mark King Jeffrey, serving life without parole for 14 years, … [Read more...]

Prison health…

Dec 3, 2021  CBC News – Jack Julian National advocacy group joins inmate's lawsuit alleging substandard medical care in prisons - 'We believe that this is throughout the federal prison system,' says John Howard Society John Howard Society is … [Read more...]

Hell hole…

Dec 1, 2021 The New Yorker (US) – Ian Urbina The Secretive Prisons That Keep Migrants Out of Europe - Tired of migrants arriving from Africa, the E.U. has created a shadow immigration system that captures them before they reach its shores, and … [Read more...]

Basic Income Revolution…

Nov. 30, 2021 (Ed note: This edition of communiqué marks the tenth year of its production, two to three times per week on average.  The newsletter and Smart Justice Network Canada are served by volunteers without staff or employees.  We celebrate … [Read more...]

Again…

Nov 27, 2021 Toronto Star - Omar Mosleh and Jeremy Nuttall Photojournalist and filmmaker released after RCMP arrests in Wet’suwet’en territory spark outrage A dispute has boiled over the access of Coastal GasLink to natural gas to a pipeline … [Read more...]

Spent regime…

Nov. 23, 2021 Lawyer’s Daily - Terry Davidson Coalition’s call for automatic pardons ‘important step forward’: Lawyer The Fresh Start Coalition has a good idea say Davidson, and one that would introduce a significant step forward for … [Read more...]

Happy 25th RJ week…

Nov. 19, 2021  Restorative Justice Week – Nov. 21 – 28 Theme:  Centering those harmed Restorative justice is to be victim centred and address all kinds of harm, even the most serious. Yet, restorative justice is still not widely … [Read more...]

Big change!

Nov 14, 2021 Big Change – Alex Himelfarb, Monitor Magazine (CCPA) Big change: Five readings to help us understand what’s needed and what it will take This second set of readings from Himelfarb are intended to offer our drooping spirits some … [Read more...]

Basic income…

Nov. 9, 2021  UBI Works – Former Governor of the Bank of Canada on Guaranteed Basic Income: Stephen Poloz calls the CERB “an amazing feat” and views the CERB method as one that would save all the inefficiencies of the present system of … [Read more...]