New measures…

Nov. 23, 2022  APRT Report / Justice Teams Network (US) Interrupting Intimate Partner Violence – A Guide for Community Responses without Police This report is a startling presentation around intimate partner violence acknowledging the … [Read more...]

Stop the prison…

Sept 12, 2022 Campaign to Stop the Proposed Kemptville Prison – Justin Piché, U of Ottawa Residents are raising funds in support of their legal action against the Ford government to stop the project In August 2020, the Ford government announced … [Read more...]

New wine…

July 11, 2022 The Conversation (Queen’s) - Chief Mi’sel Joe, Dorothy Vaandering, Rosemary Ricciardelli,  Sulaimon Giwa, Sylvia Moore Two-eared listening is essential for understanding restorative justice in Canada This is a timely reminder … [Read more...]

Police and human rights…

June 9, 2022 Toronto Star – Rachel Mendleson & Steve Buist Police across Canada repeatedly violating citizen rights, Torstar investigation finds The Toronto Star has a series of three articles called ‘Unchartered,’ first running today … [Read more...]

Live bullets…

Jan 28, 2022 – Vice.com (Canada) – Justin Ling ‘They’re Shooting Live Bullets at Us’: Guards Keep Firing Guns at Edmonton’s Federal Prison - Inmates, corrections guards, and advocates tell VICE World News that they’re extremely … [Read more...]

Secondary punishment…

Jan.15, 2022 Washington Post (US) - Lizzie Johnson and William Wan The ethics of a second chance: Pig heart transplant recipient stabbed a man seven times years ago Here’s an excellent introduction to the question of secondary punishments.  … [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...]

Lingering…

Dec. 6, 2021 CBC News – Sidney King Jury delivers recommendations at inquest into 2015 death of Iqaluit man in Ontario prison After 74 days in solitary at Beaver Creek Institution, Mark King Jeffrey, serving life without parole for 14 years, … [Read more...]

Feeling human…

Oct 22, 2021  Canada: Abuse, Discrimination in Immigration Detention - Thousands Held; Systemic Change Needed Canadians have known for some time now of the difficulty of confronting Corrections Canada, in spite of human rights and court orders, to … [Read more...]

Continuing torture…

Oct 19, 2021 Canadian Bar Association – Stephen Maher Stopping the torture - No one seems capable of getting Corrections Canada to effectively end the use of solitary confinement. Perhaps legal action will work. “…two 2019 appeal court … [Read more...]