Sex and drink…

April 2, 2017 Globe and Mail - Zosia Bielski 'When will feminism stop enabling stupidity?': Welcome to the feminist flame wars Here’s an unusual view sure to enable a great deal of controversy.  The thesis is in a new book called Unwanted … [Read more...]

Framed…

Jan 25, 2017 Globe and Mail - Tu Thanh Ha Muslim teenager sues Montreal school, alleging he was framed as an extremist In 2015, a joke overheard, a misinterpretation, and suddenly handcuffs and charges followed for a 15 year old Grade 11 Muslim … [Read more...]

Restitution to victims…

Oct 17, 2016 Victoria Times Colonist – Joanna Smith, Canadian Press Justice minister expected to reveal plans for victim surcharge this week We have been living with mandatory victim surcharges for over three years now.  The surcharge practice … [Read more...]

First Nations in the mix…

May 10, 2016   Globe and Mail – Gloria Galloway First Nations leaders want to rethink residential schools agreement There have been so many gaps in the compensation of the victims of the Aboriginal residential schools that the whole agreement … [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...]

Secret Status of women…

    Sept 7, 2015  CBC News – Dean Beeby Secret Status of Women report paints grim picture for Canada - Internal Harper government report speaks candidly of violence, poverty, wage gap affecting women A report dated Feb. 10 and generated by … [Read more...]

Truth matters!

     Mar 17, 2015  National Newswatch – Don Lenihan Do truth and values (still) matter in politics? Lenihan draws attention to the imitation of American Republican style politics where perception is king and truth or evidence does not … [Read more...]

Use of force…

 July 29, 2014  Toronto Star – Patty Winsa Iacobucci use of force report recommends Taser study  Almost a year after the killing of Sammy Yatim by Toronto police, Judge Iacobucci has tabled 17 recommendations for changes in how police … [Read more...]

Secret…

  July 17, 2014  Toronto Star – Marco Chown Oved Canada Border Services deports man to DRC in secret  The meaning of privacy as it applies to people detained and deported can be a little frightening.  In this case, the Canadian Border … [Read more...]

What price, what security?

 Mar 6, 2014  Toronto Star – Richard J. Brennan Pan Am Games security costs jump again, but province won’t say why   The original price tag was $113 million.  Then the cost went to $206 million.  Now it’s at $239 million and shows … [Read more...]