5 C’s…

Sept 23, 2022 Passblue - Laura E. Kirkpatrick ‘You Owe Us’: Youths Tell World Leaders at UN to Get All Kids Back in School Here’s the revised suggested fundamental curriculum for schooling – from reading, writing and arithmetic to … [Read more...]

Canada mirrored…

Sept 19, 2022  CBC News – Brian Mulroney gives eulogy at ceremony for Queen in Ottawa / Adrienne Clarkson speaks at ceremony for Queen in Ottawa Mulroney recalls the context of Apartheid in South Africa and Canada’s role in the struggle with … [Read more...]

Prison death…

Aug.29, 2022 CBC News – Shanifa Nasser They wanted justice for their mentally ill loved one who died in jail. Now those hopes are crushed - 'The system has a double standard: one for us Canadians, and the rest for law enforcement,' says Yusuf … [Read more...]

Prime Aggregator

July 17, 2022  Criminological Highlights – Anthony Doob and Rosemary Gartner, U of T This June’s issue of the informative papers is burdened with news that the federal Department of Justice subsidy of approximately one quarter of the real … [Read more...]

Elusive…

April 16, 2022 The Lawyer’s Daily – Lea Keren The continued elusiveness of prison justice This commentary highlights the internal process of grievance in the federal prison system, the only process by which an incarcerated person can air a … [Read more...]

Can we last?

April 7, 2022 United Nations – IPCC Climate Change 2022: Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability “The Working Group II contribution to the IPCC Sixth Assessment Report assesses the impacts of climate change, looking at ecosystems, biodiversity, … [Read more...]

Why pay?

April 4, 2022 CBC News – Catharine Tunney As Mounties celebrate pay raise, municipalities look to upcoming budget for federal help - As of April 1, constables can make more than $106K — a jump of $20K The news may be a good news / bad news … [Read more...]

A tragic loss…

Mar 16, 2022  Waterloo Record – Paige Desmond The end of a crime prevention era - Region, nation losing ground breaking Waterloo Region Crime Prevention Council The short-sighted failure to fund the Crime Prevention Council speaks volumes … [Read more...]

A new welcome…

Feb 24, 2022  Human Rights Watch (Canada) - It’s time for Canada to truly welcome people seeking safety or a better life Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch Canada have undertaken an effort to eliminate the use of jails and prisoner … [Read more...]

Who’s listening?

Jan 18, 2022 All night buses for housing The most recent deep cold in Toronto led to a warning declaration by the city and the use of city buses overnight for protection by some homeless people, where kindly bus drivers allowed, drawing attention … [Read more...]