Prorogation and C-54

 Aug. 22, 2013  The Tri-Cities Now (Coquitlam, BC) – Jeremy Deutsch Victims disappointed - Prime Minister prorogues and stalls bill C-54  In 2008 in Merritt, BC, Allan Schoenborn killed the three children of Darcie Clark.  C-54 was intended … [Read more...]

Slain child’s mom and C-54

 June 25, 2013  CBC News (Hamilton, ON) Denise Davy Slain child's mom against tougher laws for mentally ill offenders  Sixteen years ago, Lori Triano-Antidormi’s two and a half year old toddler , Zachary,  was stabbed 12 times by a deranged … [Read more...]

Legal aid cuts – UK

 June 11, 2013  The Independent (UK) – Paul Peachey Legal aid changes 'will lead to convictions of innocent'  The Criminal Cases Review Commission, itself a government agency, is mandated to investigate miscarriages of justice.  The … [Read more...]

Violent outbursts

 June 7, 2013  Vancouver Province New institute at SFU will research conduct disorder, a childhood condition that can lead to a life of violent crime  Psychologist Robert McMahon, with a grant from the Canadian Foundation for Innovation, has … [Read more...]

First Nations School…

 May 30, 2013  CBC Alberta Troubled First Nation School's TV Course Aims to Spark Interest in Education Getting students to school is the first obstacle so this First Nations School offers a media center where students can challenge themselves … [Read more...]

Bill C-479

 May 28, 2013  Globe and Mail Editorial Sometimes victims’ rights clash with public safety  The editorial offers an opinion on Bill C-479 and wonders with the Executive Director of Ottawa Victim Services if the bill may not put public safety … [Read more...]

Another PMB

 May 10, 2013  Globe and Mail – Kim Mackrael Ottawa to support bill giving victims more access to parole hearings  Federal victims’ ombudsperson Sue O’Sullivan is apparently the source for some of the recommendations behind MP David … [Read more...]

“The violence of low expectation…”

 May 7, 2013 –  Toronto Star - Laurie Monsebraaten York University project combats the ‘violence of low expectation’ plaguing youth  York University researcher Uza Anucha is trying to make a difference to young people who have low … [Read more...]

Who was Ashley Smith?

 April 30, 2013  Toronto Star  Who was Ashley Smith?    The Toronto Star has an extensive series of articles and photos on the death of Ashley Smith and the consequent coroner’s inquest testimony.  … [Read more...]