Old wounds again…

Oct. 2, 2017  Ottawa Citizen – Aedan Helmer Wounds 'fresh again' in Wilno as Basil Borutski murder trial begins in Ottawa This article fascinatingly and powerfully captures the poignant complexity of the way the criminal justice process works … [Read more...]

A truly safer Canada…

     Sept 18, 2015 (Ed note: The Smart Justice Network of Canada Election 2015 statement is now available directly on our web site: http://smartjustice.ca/2015/09/16/election-2015-calling-for-a-smart-justice-approach/ )  Will the next Canadian … [Read more...]

Lawlessness…

   Nov 30, 2014  Toronto Star – Rick Salutin A nation built on the rule of lawlessness -  Contrary to what Barack Obama says about the U.S. being built on the rule of law, the country routinely resorts to official violence and illegality. … [Read more...]

Security and solutions…

   Oct. 28, 2014 –  Globe and Mail – Sean Silcoff Tories to table expanded security bill   Guess what?  The security agency, CSIS, already has what tools they need according to Conservative MP Deborah Grey who chairs the Security Review … [Read more...]

A family coping…

   April 23, 2014  Toronto Star – Amy Dempsey How does a family cope when one member — in the midst of a psychotic episode — kills another?   At age 23, (now 35), Michael Stewart killed his mother.  He was found NCR with a … [Read more...]

Local response to crime

 Sept. 19, 2013 Telegram (St. John’s, NF)  Bonnie Belec Thinking outside the box  Faced with what is judged a prosperity driven increase in criminal activity, and a city council election, a slate of candidates is offering a variety of … [Read more...]