Charities and human rights…

Jan 17, 2018 Policy Options – Brian Bird With the change to Canada Summer Jobs, Trudeau is weaponizing the Charter, forgetting that it is meant to be a shield against the abuse of state power. The Trudeau government in December announced the … [Read more...]

Prison violence…

Dec 12, 2016 Toronto Star – Michael Tutton Sudden surge in prison violence ‘a problem right across’ Canada, experts warn Experts are warning that there has been a noticeable surge in prison violence in prisons, both provincial and federal, … [Read more...]

Alternate funding models…

  Feb. 26, 2014 Ed Note:  Please be aware that I gave an incorrect link for the first article from Professor Anthony Doob’s trilogy in the last communiqué.  For the article entitled Issues related to Harsh Sentences and Mandatory … [Read more...]

Wrong House…

 Nov 3, 2013   CBC News Saskatoon Gang member pleads guilty in Lorry Santos murder case Three members of a gang were sent to Saskatoon from Alberta to kill a defector from the gang but given the wrong address, resulting in the pointless death of … [Read more...]

Endless detention…

Oct. 24, 2013  Toronto Star – Nicholas Keung Canada urged to release migrants in endless detention   There are a variety of reasons why immigrants can not be returned to the country of origin and therefore can not be deported.  For example, … [Read more...]