Pot pardons…

June 24, 2019 CBC News - Kathleen Harris Canadians can soon get quick, free pot pardons - but pros expect modest uptake “Bill C-93, which waives the $631 fee and the five-to-10-year waiting period for pardon applications, received royal assent … [Read more...]

Indigenous genocide…

May 31, 2019 CBC News - Jorge Barrera National inquiry calls murders and disappearances of Indigenous women a 'Canadian genocide' The CBC has verified that the 1200 page final report with 230 recommendations on the Murdered and Missing Indigenous … [Read more...]

ICC…

Nov. 29, 2017 CBC News – Murray Brewster Former MP to ask International Criminal Court to investigate Canada's Afghan war conduct Former New Democrat MP Craig Scott is appealing in a 90 page brief to the International criminal court to … [Read more...]

Human rights and compensation…

July 14, 2017 Toronto Star – Azeezah Kanji The ‘odious’ logic behind opposition to Khadr’s compensation The apology and the recompense to Omar Khadr has clearly riled many Canadians.  Kanji tries to present the minority side of the … [Read more...]

Home…

Nov 6, 2016 Wellesley Institute – Greg Suttor National Affordable Housing Strategy Submission With widespread community support, the Wellesley Institute has formulated and submitted to the federal government a strategic response to the housing … [Read more...]

Awkward day…

Sept. 9, 2016 Ottawa Citizen – Mohammed Adam Being Muslim on the 15th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks Here’s a timely reminder for all of us.  A casual dinner date for Sunday to celebrate Eid al-Adha prompts realization that the day is the … [Read more...]

Cyberwarriors…

June 23, 2016 CBC News - Murray Brewster Former CSIS head says Canada should have its own cyberwarriors - Documents show Forces are struggling to develop even a defensive cyber capability Richard Fadden, Canada’s former spy chief, says that … [Read more...]

Stunning secrets…

    July 28, 2015  Canada.com - Adrian Humphreys Anonymous releases hacked CSIS document after member’s death, threaten to leak ‘stunning secrets’   Following the death of Peace River Anonymous activist James McIntyre at the hands of … [Read more...]

Due process & Terrorism…

     July 2, 2015 Globe and Mail – Bob Rae Charleston should teach us that terror laws need to be drafted with care Rae argues for care around anti-terrorist bills and thinks the pendulum and the confusion about terrorism and crime has now … [Read more...]