Who counts the dead?

Oct. 6, 2017 Ottawa Citizen = David Reevely Ontario's jails can't even count their dead, review finds Former federal correctional investigator Howard Sapers, now an advisor to Ontario Ministry of Correctional Services, has a new version of the old … [Read more...]

165,000 children…

June 29, 2017 Broadbent Institute – The Government of Canada is failing First Nations Children The link is a petition that Canada comply immediately, and before this 150 Canada Day celebration, with the findings of the Canadian Human Rights … [Read more...]

Kids…

May 25, 2016 Prison Reform Trust (UK) Too many children in care ending up behind bars The link explores the correlation between prison and having been in care as children.  The disturbing fact is that in the UK one half of those children in … [Read more...]

Health deficiencies in jails…

April 20, 2016 John Howard Society of Ontario Fractured Care: Public Health Opportunities in Ontario’s Correctional Institutes    JHS has a new report insisting that the health care crisis currently flooding through Ontario’s provincial … [Read more...]

Workable GAI…

March 31, 2016 National Newswatch – John Milloy How will we know if a guaranteed annual income works? Former Ontario cabinet minister and MPP John Milloy looks at the concept of a Guaranteed Annual Income itself and the various ways a government … [Read more...]

Minimums…

    Nov. 9, 2015 CTV News - Michelle Zilio Liberals will review controversial mandatory minimums: justice minister While newly appointed Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould is saying the new government will look at the mandatory minimums that … [Read more...]

Policing schools…

     Oct 27, 2015  Toronto Star – New York Times Video of South Carolina officer flipping, dragging black student sparks outrage - The girl and a male student were arrested and charged with disturbing the peace This is a startling video and … [Read more...]

Repairing human rights…

    Oct. 23, 2015  Canadian Human Rights Commission (Government of Canada) Repair the erosion of human rights in Canada: CHRC The Chief Commissioner of the Canadian Human Rights Commission (CHRC), Marie-Claude Landry, is calling for an … [Read more...]

Punishing mental illness…

    Aug. 17, 2015 Toronto Star – Amy Dempsey Ontario justice system ‘punishes’ mental illness The John Howard Society of Ontario is about to release a new report on the interface of mental health and criminal justice.  The report is … [Read more...]

The prescription drug…

    Aug. 5, 2015 Globe and Mail – Jacqueline Nelson The high-stakes battle of medications, insurers and the government   While many drug users do not realize that there is a list of drugs called a formulary that any drug plan will pay for, … [Read more...]