Pot treaties…

Oct 3, 2016 CBC News – Catherine Cullen Canada faces choice on international drug treaties over legalized pot - Legalizing pot will violate international treaties. What should Canada do? Canada is signatory to two international treaties that are … [Read more...]

HR and compassion…

  Sept 6, 2015  Huffington Post / Human Rights Watch - Kenneth Roth The Refugee Crisis That Isn’t  The current furor around the refugee crisis in Europe is misplaced says Human Rights Watch.  In fact, there is a political crisis around … [Read more...]

Parliamentary oversight…

    May 19, 2015  Toronto Star:  Grant Mitchell, Roméo Dallaire and Hugh Segal Canada’s national security agencies need parliamentary oversight - In this era of enormous complexity and ambiguity, the need for oversight on intelligence … [Read more...]

Significant damages…

     May 12, 2015 Public Services Foundation of Canada Crisis in Correctional Services: Overcrowding and inmates with mental health problems in provincial correctional facilities This is a 63 page downloadable pdf describing the consequences … [Read more...]

Political Pandering…

     Mar 7, 2015  Toronto Star – Editorial (Mar 6, 2015) Cynical political pandering, not public safety, is driving the Tories’ tough-on-crime agenda This, says the Star, is cynical political pandering at its rawest…the Tories are … [Read more...]

In this together…

    Mar 2, 2015 Toronto Star - Editorial (Mar 1, 2015) Canadian Muslim families are in the front lines “More often than not these families are appalled at the radicalization of their children. They struggle to comprehend it. They see it as a … [Read more...]