Alternatives work…

July 18, 2019 – CBC News – Emma Davie Atlantic Canada has an enviable problem: its youth jails are emptying out All eyes should be on Nova Scotia’s remarkable achievement:  the province has fewer than 30 inmates in its four long term youth … [Read more...]

CBA no to C-51…

     Mar 22, 2015  National Newswatch – Jim Bronskill, Canadian Press Canadian Bar Association denounces government’s anti-terrorism bill The CBA assessment of C-51:  the anti-terrorism bill contains "ill-considered" measures that will … [Read more...]

A tool of control and punishment…

   Jan 19, 2014 Toronto Star – Breese Davies Time to get rid of solitary confinement  The guest commentary is by the vice-president of the Criminal Lawyers Association and counsel at the Ashley Smith inquest.  Davies says:  “We can no … [Read more...]

Abysmal!

 Aug 19, 2013  Huffington Post – Canadian Press Access to Justice in Canada 'Abysmal,' Report Says   A summary report to the Saskatoon meeting of the Canadian Bar Association (CBA) says that access to the law in Canada fails badly for … [Read more...]