Election questions…

Oct 10, 2019  Canada can be on the cusp of a new way of understanding what justice requires What needs to change and why? Here are examples of why changes are needed in the criminal justice system: The criminal justice system is being … [Read more...]

The asylum loophole…

Feb 27, 2017 CTV News – Laura Peyton Close the Safe Third Country loophole: Jason Kenney The safe third country rule says that asylum seekers in either the US or Canada cannot be in one of these designated safe countries and apply to the other … [Read more...]

Khadr – no legal basis…

July 3, 2014  Canadian Press – Colin Perkel Secret U.S. memo suggests no legal basis to charge Omar Khadr with war crimes  A memo by the US Department of Justice has come to light in a case pursued by the N.Y. Times and the American Civil … [Read more...]

Family violence

June 26, 2013   CTV News Incidents of family violence declining: StatsCan  The Family Violence report this year focuses “on the prevalence and nature of family murder-suicides in Canada.”  Stats Canada says that about one quarter of … [Read more...]

Children in detention

December 20, 2012 CBC News: Detention centres no place for migrant children, critics argue - Canada out of step with push to keep migrant children out of detention centres Many Canadians may be surprised to learn that the Canadian government does … [Read more...]