Rights of Aboriginal kids…

    April 28, 2015  Toronto Star Editorial (April 28, 2015) First Nations kids deserve the same protection as others  Much controversy surrounded the decision of Ontario Justice Gethin Edward to allow Aboriginal tradition healing to replace … [Read more...]

Bail at last…

    April 24, 2015  Toronto Star – Michelle Shepherd Alberta judge grants Omar Khadr bail - The former Guantanamo detainee has been in custody since 2002 when he was captured at the age of 15 Alberta Justice June Ross has decided to grant … [Read more...]

Politics of fear…

    Mar 10, 2015  Globe and Mail – Jane Taber Trudeau slams Tories for terror rhetoric Addressing a group of 500 McGill alumni in Toronto, Trudeau drew a comparison between the way Canada responded to the Jewish refuges of the 30’s and … [Read more...]

Lawsuit on Solitary…

    Jan 21, 2015 National Post – John Ivison Group launching legal challenge to limit use of solitary confinement in Canadian prisons  The BC Civil Liberties and John Howard Society of Canada have decided to launch a legal challenge to the … [Read more...]

Simmering…

June 25, 2014  Globe and Mail – Eden Robinson How Gateway stokes a simmering fury among B.C. natives Here’s an explanation for the bitter resentment of BC Coastal Aboriginals around the Gateway pipeline.  The author belongs to a small first … [Read more...]

Thabksgiving

 Oct. 11, 2013  (Ed Note:  We at Smart Justice wish all our readers a happy thanksgiving.  Besides all our other blessings, we have the blessing of the conviction of the worthiness of our caring for healing rather than punishment, for justice … [Read more...]