Social norms…

June 28, 2022  Toronto Star – Nicholas Keung Canada’s racist social norms — and how we can change them - A ground breaking study into the social norms around racist demeanours may lie the secret of tackling racism by addressing those … [Read more...]

A tragic loss…

Mar 16, 2022  Waterloo Record – Paige Desmond The end of a crime prevention era - Region, nation losing ground breaking Waterloo Region Crime Prevention Council The short-sighted failure to fund the Crime Prevention Council speaks volumes … [Read more...]

The emotional life…

Feb 19, 2022  BC Tyee - Andrew Nikiforuk We Didn’t Grieve the Pandemic. Now We’re Stuck Fighting - I wanted to see the angry truckers more clearly. So I called a therapist. The link is to an attempt to establish some sort of rational … [Read more...]

Innocence…

Jan 20, 2022  The Lawyer’s Daily – Christopher Guly Problem of ‘unjustified’ convictions raised as Appeal Court orders retrial in murder case: Lawyer The Court of Appeal has ordered a new trial that James Lockyer regrets.  He wanted a … [Read more...]

Reaching…

Dec. 8, 2021 Ottawa Citizen – Jeffrey Bradley, Irvin Waller City of Ottawa must budget for preventative approach to tackling violence - If done properly, evidence-based prevention can reduce serious crime dramatically in the next several years. … [Read more...]

New patriotism…

May 25, 2021 National Newswatch – Glen Pearson Our Sense of Patriotism Has Changed Here is a poignant but forceful analysis of how we Canadians have changed over the year of confinement.  It is fortuitous that the article is coming with the May … [Read more...]

Repairing harm…

April 14, 2021 Toronto Star – Rachel Mendleson Woman wrongfully convicted over flawed Motherisk evidence acquitted by Ontario court Joyce Hayman has endured 23 years before this week the Ontario Court of Appeal overturned her conviction for … [Read more...]

Policy may help…

Aug. 7, 2020 Edmonton Journal - Lauren Boothby Illicit drugs readily available at Edmonton Max, but drug treatment withheld: prison justice society John Howard Society reminds us that illicit drugs are readily available inside the prison, even … [Read more...]

Facial recognition…

July 9, 2020 Toronto Star – Alex Boutilier, Wendy Gillis and Kate Allen Clearview AI to pull out of Canada and stop working with RCMP amid privacy investigation Clearview is the US Company selling the access and use of their facial recognition … [Read more...]

Prisons – No one safe…

Feb. 22, 2020 The Marshall Project - Joseph Neff and Alysia Santo Mississippi Prisons: No One's Safe, Not Even the Guards - Too many prisoners, too few officers leads to violence. The reputation of prisons in Mississippi leaves nothing to the … [Read more...]