The Utopian Pulse…

Oct 17, 2022 (Ed note: This commentary on a society of caring touches on many contemporary lived experiences and invites us again to the practice of both volunteerism and social policies of support for the life choices that enhance our living … [Read more...]


July 2, 2018 Church Council on Justice and Corrections Our Home and Native Land:  Nearly half of Canada’s Incarcerated Youth are Indigenous, according to Statistics Canada The Council’s reminder puts in contrast Canada’s preferred international … [Read more...]

‘Irregular’ migration…

May 28, 2018 Global TV News – Monique Scotti ‘We do not appreciate or welcome irregular migration’: Hussen Immigration Minister Ahmed Hussen has delivered his strongest words yet on the border crossings prompted by the loss of permits in the … [Read more...]

A stretch?

Oct 11, 2017 Globe and Mail – Liam Casey / The Canadian Press Manslaughter charges against alleged fentanyl dealers piling up across Canada Police forces across the country have begun, in an effort to stem deaths from overdoses of fentanyl, to lay … [Read more...]

The Charter and the Law

 January 18, 2013  Vancouver Sun - Efrat Arbel and Peter Showler New immigrant detention policy tough on asylum seekers In a special report two lawyers and activists - Arbel and Showler co-chair the Advocacy Committee of the Canadian Association … [Read more...]