Holiday hunger…

May 27, 2019  Human Rights Watch (UK) Interview: Scraping Together Pennies for a Loaf of Bread – Human Rights Watch Stephanie Hancock speaks to Western Europe researcher Kartik Raj to find out. UK Welfare Policy is Pushing Families into … [Read more...]

Reparations…

Mar 14, 2019 Manchester Guardian (US Desk, UK) – Peter C. Baker In Chicago, reparations aren’t just an idea. They’re the law This is another striking long read from the Guardian; perhaps the story is too bold to be told by the US media.  … [Read more...]

Wilson-Reybould quits cabinet…

Feb 14, 2019   Jody Wilson-Raybould “With a heavy heart I have submitted my letter of resignation to the Prime Minister as a member of Cabinet. Please read my full letter:”  … [Read more...]

Safe migration…

Aug 31, 2018 Davos – World Economic Forum – Anne Gallagher 3 reasons all countries should embrace the Global Compact for Migration The final draft of Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration has been recommended to the UN for … [Read more...]

Blind spots…

July 15, 2018 Policy Options: Parents in Prison: A public policy blind spot - Sophie de Saussure The criminal justice reform bill fails to address the social effects of a parent’s incarceration on children. Bill C-75 is the Liberal government … [Read more...]

Robust facts…

Nov 29, 2016  International Press Freedom Awards - Christiane Amanpour Amanpour was recently awarded the Burton Benjamin Award of the International Press Freedom “for her extraordinary and sustained achievement in the cause of press … [Read more...]

Seniors in debt…

     June 29, 2015 CBC News – Sophie Harris Seniors going bankrupt in soaring numbers - More Canadians are outliving their savings and spending their golden years in debt  The rate of bankruptcy for seniors has more than doubled.  Stats … [Read more...]

Drug courts…

    April 27, 2015 Toronto Star – Manisha Krishnan How drug treatment court rescued her from her addiction - Restorative justice advocates say alternatives to criminal system is more effective for addicts. Kathy Middleton, 57, was in drug … [Read more...]

15 days max…

    Feb 6, 2015  The Coast (Halifax) – Jacob Boon Five years of solitude -The use of segregation in NS prisons numbers in the thousands. The article looks at the use of solitary in Nova Scotia’s four provincial prisons and records no … [Read more...]

Our honour…

   Nov. 12, 2014  Toronto Star – Bruce Davis Fallen soldier was the ‘bon vivant’ of Gananoque   In an article appropriate to the aftermath of much talk of our honour and Canadian values sustained by the veterans, this reflection by … [Read more...]