Social norms…

June 28, 2022  Toronto Star – Nicholas Keung Canada’s racist social norms — and how we can change them - A ground breaking study into the social norms around racist demeanours may lie the secret of tackling racism by addressing those … [Read more...]

Accountable…

June 23, 2022  Toronto Star Editorial (June 20, 2022) Holding officers to account - When a police service fails to police fairly and without bias, it betrays not just those caught in such discriminatory practices but all citizens. “Changing the … [Read more...]

Human in there…

June 20, 2022  Human Rights Watch Organization Canada Canada: Abuse, Discrimination in Immigration Detention - Thousands Held; Systemic Change Needed In anticipation of the World Refugee Day (June 20) the Canadian Human rights Watch have issued a … [Read more...]

Delay…

June 17, 2022 CBC News (NB) – Bobbi-Jean MacKinnon Civil, family trials to be adjourned because of 'unprecedented' number of jury trials - Court of Queen's Bench of New Brunswick also plans to suspend small claims appeals for 2022, memos … [Read more...]

Do you trust…

June 16, 2022  The Conversation (Queen’s) – Colette Brin and Sébastien Charlton Canadians’ trust in the news media hits a new low The article is a Canadian commentary on the Reuter’s Digital News Report produced by Oxford University … [Read more...]

Tainted record…

June 14, 2022 Toronto Star – Rachel Mendleson (Star) and Steve Buist (Hamilton Spectator) Toronto police reviewing officers’ conduct in nearly 100 cases following Torstar investigation into Charter violations - One officer was disciplined in … [Read more...]

UN and Canadian children…

June 12, 2022 CTV News – Laura Osman, Canadian Press Urgent measures must be taken to ensure rights of Canadian children: UN committee Canada is currently undergoing a review under agreement with the United Nations on the way Canada treats its … [Read more...]

Police and human rights…

June 9, 2022 Toronto Star – Rachel Mendleson & Steve Buist Police across Canada repeatedly violating citizen rights, Torstar investigation finds The Toronto Star has a series of three articles called ‘Unchartered,’ first running today … [Read more...]

Go directly to jail…

June 6, 2022 Homeless Hub: John Howard Society of Ontario, Social Research and Demonstration Corporation, Canadian Observatory on Homelessness No Fixed Address: The Intersections of Justice Involvement and Homelessness This new report examines one … [Read more...]

Sequestering…

Special Attention - Sequestering  Smart Justice Network Canada – June 4, 2022 The Public Safety Canada invited a consultation on sequestering criminal records, i.e. automatically clearing the record of offenders once the sentence of the court … [Read more...]