A Mother’s cry…

Aug. 11, 2020 (Ed Note: The speech below was by Farhat Rehman, a representative of Mothers Offering Mutual Support (MOMS) in Ottawa.  Farhat’s son is incarcerated and for almost two decades she and the mothers of other incarcerated children have … [Read more...]

The war at home…

April 1, 2016 CBC Firsthand The War At Home This 44 minute documentary examines the fall out of domestic violence.  Frighteningly, “across Canada, a woman is killed every six days by her intimate partner.  3,000 more flee their homes each … [Read more...]

Justice mandate…

    Nov. 13, 2015 Prime Minister of Canada – Justin Trudeau Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada Mandate Letter The Canadian public has been hearing about the mandate letter given to each federal government minister to guide … [Read more...]

A place for healing

 March 14, 2013  Winnipeg Free Press – Dan Lett A house for healing Derksen, a victim and long-time advocate for victims, is suggesting a new venture jointly with St. Leonard’s Society: Candace House, a place for families of victims to find … [Read more...]