Access and the law…

Sept 19, 2021 Mayfair Foundation – Advancing Justice Series (Canada) - Sabreena Delhon Beyond gatekeepers: Fostering accountable justice Delhon is advocating for the justice that eliminates poverty and wonders why is that justice so slow in … [Read more...]

Action!

Sept 16, 2021 Amnesty International - Ketty Nivyabandi, Secretary General, Amnesty International Canada Call on Your Candidates to Act for Reconciliation with Indigenous Peoples Amnesty wants Canadian voters to ask now what the political parties … [Read more...]

Two ways…

Sept 13, 2021 – (Ed Note: I apologize for a confusing and incorrect post on Adam Capay in the September 10 edition of the newsletter.  While the content was correct the incident is old and I repeated it as though it were happening now.  In fact, … [Read more...]

Promises! Promises!

Sept 10, 2021 APTN – Brett Forester What are the major parties promising Indigenous people this election? Here’s a look at the platforms The link offers the Indigenous appraisal of what the different political parties are promising to … [Read more...]

Continuum of care…

Sept 6, 2021  Lawyer’s Daily - Murray Fallis Prescription for public safety nightmare Fallis, a John Howard lawyer, is trying to draw attention to the deficiencies of the present release process for federal prisoners.  The releases often … [Read more...]

Tasting politics…

Sept 3, 2021  Global TV News - Doyle Potenteau Kelowna 3rd on national crime severity index: Statistics Canada  Crime stats make their way into every election.  The link is a cautionary tale that addresses the question about the stand-off … [Read more...]

Smart Justice Ambassadors

Aug 31, 2021  WMDT TV / ABC News (Delaware) - Deana Harley Ambassadors... The American Civil Liberty Union of Delaware is looking for a few good men and women to be smart justice ambassadors.  The qualification the ACLU is looking for is people … [Read more...]

Home…

Aug 27, 2021 Canadian Observatory on Homelessness, Blue Door The Future of Men’s Supportive Housing in York Region: An Exploratory Study Blue Door of York Region has partnered with Homeless Hub to research two questions in chronic and episodic … [Read more...]

Judges to rule…

Aug 24, 2021 Globe and Mail – Sean Fine Nova Scotia Court of Appeal rules to consider history of racism, marginalization in cases For some time now, Canada has had the Gladue ruling requiring judges to consider the personal and cultural … [Read more...]

Leftovers…

Aug. 20, 2021 MacLean’s Magazine – Michael Friscolanti Every 49 minutes… That’s how frequently people died of drug poisoning in Canada during one dreadful week last summer.  Here their mothers and fathers, brothers and sisters share a … [Read more...]