Four years max…

Mar 30, 2017 CBC News – Alison Crawford Federal Court orders public safety minister to make decision in immigration case - Chief justice rejects argument minister is too busy to make decisions on sensitive cases Chief Justice Paul Crampton of … [Read more...]

The asylum loophole…

Feb 27, 2017 CTV News – Laura Peyton Close the Safe Third Country loophole: Jason Kenney The safe third country rule says that asylum seekers in either the US or Canada cannot be in one of these designated safe countries and apply to the other … [Read more...]

Remembering stress…

Nov 10, 2016 Ottawa Citizen – Cassandra Szklarski, The Canadian Press The anxiety and stress Remembrance Day holds for many damaged soldiers Retired general Romeo Dallaire has announced his intention to resign from the senate as well but first … [Read more...]

Sanctioned discrimination…

Oct 10, 2016 Policy Option – Cindy Blackstock The long history of discrimination against First Nations children The Canadian Human Rights Commission has now twice ordered the federal government to correct the discriminatory practices against … [Read more...]

Body Cameras…

Sept 29, 2016 Blue Line News Week Police body camera study released Toronto police have made a request for funding to the Police Board to equip all front line officers with a body camera despite some reservations.  The cost is estimated at $85 … [Read more...]

No fly…

Sept 24, 2016    Tyee (BC) – Michael Vonn Secret Bans, Secret Trials: The Canadian ‘No-Fly’ Lists The article is Vonn’s first in a series to invite participation in the federal conversation on national security.  Vonn works his way … [Read more...]

Blame and resistance…

Sept 17, 2016 National Post – Andrew Coyne We are staring into the abyss of a Trump presidency and many people are to blame Blame is always filled with more regret than satisfaction, once whatever that is distasteful or wrong arrives.  Coyne … [Read more...]

$15 / hour…

Sept 13, 2016 National Newswatch – Dean Bennett It’s official: Alberta puts $15 hour minimum wage in regulations for 2018 By 2018, it’s the law.  $15.00 an hour is the going rate.  There are three stages to the Alberta minimum wage … [Read more...]

School and RJ…

Sept 6, 2016 Vancouver Sun – Tracy Sherlock B.C. educators look to bring restorative justice to the classroom The article offers some insight into the potential of an RJ approach to set lacking connections that result in mis-behaviour in … [Read more...]