Innocence Canada…

Oct 23, 2016 Toronto Star – Wendy Gillis Innocence Canada becoming ‘shadow of its former self’ - Funding woes mean organization responsible for 21 exonerations will no longer take on new cases. Also known as the Association in Defence of the … [Read more...]

First child…

Sept 19, 2016 Mirror (UK) – Rachel Bishop Terminally ill child becomes first minor to be euthanized in Belgium since mercy killing age restrictions were lifted In 2014 Belgium, after introducing the euthanasia laws in 2002, lifted the age … [Read more...]

Charity does, and wants to speak…

Sept 7, 2016 CBC News – Dean Beeby Anti-poverty group launches challenge of political-activity limits - Anti-poverty charity says curbs on political activity violate charter right to free expression For some time now, Canadian charities have … [Read more...]

“Anti-Canadian values…”

Sept 2, 2016 National Newswatch – Joanna Smith Leitch asks whether Ottawa should screen immigrants for ‘anti-Canadian values’ In the context of vetting the candidates for the Conservative party leadership in Saskatoon, Candidate Leitch, … [Read more...]

Unworkable law…

July 17, 2016 Canada.com – John Ivison First Nations hear hard truth that UN indigenous rights declaration is ‘unworkable’ as law Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould dropped a bombshell at the recent national meeting of the Assembly of … [Read more...]

Web refresh…

June 27, 2016 Ottawa Citizen – Vito Pillieci Federal government prepares biggest refresh of its web offerings ever In the web of federal government services there are about 1500 sites that interact with the public about government policies and … [Read more...]

Who owns testimony?

June 19, 2016 Toronto Star – Alex Boutilier Ottawa seeks top court ruling on residential school records Who owns the testimony of those victims of the Indigenous residential schools?   The question is important for the decision of what … [Read more...]

Senate muscle…

June 16, 2016 CBC News – John Paul Tasker Physician-assisted dying bill passes Senate 64-12, sent back to House - Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould has already thrown cold water on a major amendment The vote in the Senate was 64-12 with one … [Read more...]

Gun laws, LGBTQ…

June 15, 2016 iPolitics – Elizabeth Thompson Orlando shooting renews calls for Canadian gun control - Mulcair calls on Liberals to fulfill campaign promise to repeal Bill 42 The Conservative Bill-42 allows restricted and prohibited weapons to … [Read more...]

Housing first…

June 6, 2016 Saskatchewan Star Phoenix – Jason Warick Romanow to lead charge on eradicating homelessness Roy Romanow, former Premier of Saskatchewan, and now senior policy fellow at the University of Saskatchewan, has accepted to be co-chair of … [Read more...]