1 in 200…

    June 12, 2015 (Ed note:  In the June 2, 2015 issue of communiqué in an article entitled “Mandela rules” the intro confused the Penal Reform International and the Prison Reform Trust.  It was in fact, Penal Reform International, whose … [Read more...]

Silence less than golden…

     June 9, 2015 iPolitics – Elizabeth Thompson MPs new sexual harassment policy still keeps bad behaviour in the dark Canada is closer to becoming one of the first countries in the world to have a policy for sexual harassment between … [Read more...]

No!

    June 5, 2015 New York Times – Op Ed Edward Snowden (June 5, 2015) Edward Snowden: The World Says No to Surveillance Snowden is celebrating “the power of an informed public” in what he views as a triumph for democracy when the people … [Read more...]

Home grown…

    June 3, 2015 Globe and Mail – Editorial (June 3, 2015) Truth and Reconciliation: Genocide or not, Canada authored this story The editorial invites the reader to play an imaginative game about a knock at the door and the end of family for … [Read more...]

A system of paralysis…

    May 14, 2015  CBC Radio – Anna Maria Tremonti Chris Hedges says America on road to revolution, even in Baltimore Pulitzer Prize winner Chris Hodges is interviewed by Tremonti on the discontent in American cities and the US prison … [Read more...]

Women and equality…

    May 4, 2015 Toronto Star - Carol Goar Women replace high hopes with steely resolve  Goar makes a review of the hopes spawn by the Beijing declaration on gender equality 20 years ago and comments on the progress in the legal equality … [Read more...]

Women and the Military…

    May 1, 2015 National Newswatch – Stephanie Levitz — The Canadian Press Military, judge agree on sexual misconduct problem, but not on how to solve it  At first, General Tom Larson, Chief of Defence Staff, said there was no problem.  … [Read more...]

For the record…

    April 15, 2015  Toronto Star Four ways the Supreme Court has battled the Conservatives on crime The failure of federal legislation to meet the test of the Charter of Rights continues.  Here, the STAR lists the rejections from the SCC on … [Read more...]

“Like flies…”

   Nov. 14, 2014  Global TV News ‘We’ve been dropping like flies’: Soldier speaks out about mental health in the military Forty-two year old Petty Officer 2nd Class Kerry Houghton describes what it was like for her as she suffered through … [Read more...]

How far without CoSA?

   April 26, 2014  Prairie Messenger – John Penner I was in prison: unconditional support is Easter hope   This article is about the involvement of prison visitor in the work of post-prison care for the most vulnerable of inmates: the … [Read more...]