Timely intervention…

July 11, 2018 CBC News - Kevin Dougherty Quebec investing in 'collaborative justice' program to resolve family conflicts - Quebec will spend $180,000 to expand a project to resolve family conflicts that reach 'crisis' level Robert Pidgeon, … [Read more...]

More ‘big brother’…

June 22, 2018 The Guardian (UK) – Justin Ling Revealed: Canada uses massive US anti-terrorist database at borders Tuscan is the latest electronic device used to monitor travellers across the US-Canada border, provided by the US.  Tuscan is a … [Read more...]

No life for a child…

Sept 23, 2016 Toronto Star – Nicholas Keung Immigration detention 'profoundly harmful' to children: U of T study There are an average of 242 children each year locked down in immigration detention in Canada.  The children live with their mother … [Read more...]

Stiglitz on TPP…

April 3, 2016 CBC News TPP 'worst trade deal ever,' says Nobel-winning economist Joseph Stiglitz - Trans-Pacific Partnership should be revised to advance interests of citizens, not corporations, he says Nobel Prize-winning economist Joseph … [Read more...]

Another…

     Sept 1, 2015  Vancouver Sun - Ian Mulgrew: Ivan Henry’s lawyer lambastes Crown’s case - Vancouver police, prosecutors used unethical, ‘pathetic’ evidence against wrongfully convicted man  Ivan Henry spent 27 years in jail for … [Read more...]

Refugees and immigrants…

     April 18, 2015  OCASI (Ontario Coalition of Agencies Serving Immigrants) 30 Year Anniversary of the Singh Decision In 1985, the Singh decision of the Supreme Court of Canada recognized the rights of refugees to fundamental justice.  … [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...]

Discretion wins…

     April 14, 2015  CBC News – Canadian Press Supreme Court quashes mandatory sentences for gun crimes - Ontario ruling that struck down mandatory minimum sentences of 3 and 5 years is upheld By a 6-3 margin, the SCC has ruled that … [Read more...]

Women’s work…

   Oct. 22, 2014  Canadian Lawyer – Brett Hughes Great strides but more work to be done for women: chief justice  Canada’s Chief Justice Madame Beverley McLaughlin delivered the convocation address at UofT’s University of Victoria … [Read more...]

Young and old income gap…

  Sept. 23, 2014  Toronto Star – Dana Flavelle Income gap grows between young and old: Report   The Conference Board of Canada says that income gaps are appearing between rich and poor but now more so between young and old.  Three decades … [Read more...]