Money in jail…

Sept 5, 2019 The Guardian (UK) – Richard Davies From pecan pralines to ‘dots’ as currency: how the prison economy works From the Guardian’s long reads, this article introduces a convicted murderer’s career as a “prison journalist,” … [Read more...]

From the bench…

  Feb 1, 2015 Review from the Bench – Blogger Marion Lane Sexual Assault and the Criminal Courts: A Response to the Globe and Mail Editorial Lane is a retired criminal court judge who raises the alarm bell on the approach of an editorial in … [Read more...]

Chaplaincy services…

   Jan 26, 2015  Toronto Star – Ed Tubb Chaplains keep up work with parolees — even without a paycheque Harry Nigh is a Mennonite minister and a long-time advocate for people coming out of the prison system.  He is called on … [Read more...]

Fairness and justice…

   Jan 10, 2015  Globe and Mail - Eva Marszewski How restorative justice re-connects fairness to justice  Marszewski, the founder of Peace Builders Canada and a professor at Osgood Law Faculty, offers a guest editorial and RJ take on the … [Read more...]

Courtly cautions…

  Oct. 30, 2014    Huffington Post – Althia Raj John Major, Retired Supreme Court Justice, Warns Over 'Knee-Jerk' Reaction to Ottawa Attack    The former leader of the Air India inquiry thinks that the government needs to make a case for … [Read more...]

RJ and self-government

 Aug. 14, 2013  The Manitoban (University of Manitoba Student paper)  - Katerina Tefft Canadian justice system failing Aboriginal people   Tefft outlines the ways that the justice system – over-representation, more likelihood of … [Read more...]

Remand and programs

 Aug. 12, 2013 Winnipeg Free Press - Oliver Sachgau Prisoners' mental health in spotlight - Overcrowding means lack of treatment, activists say   Kate Kehler, Acting Executive Director of John Howard Society, Manitoba, is advocating for the … [Read more...]

Chaplains cut

 March 17, 2013  CBC News - BC B.C. prisoners' rights group protests non-Christian chaplain layoffs Chaplaincy services have been under the axe for some time now as contracts expire and positions are cut.  The cuts are wreaking havoc in … [Read more...]