Mandatory minimums…

May 8, 2017 National Newswatch – Joanna Smith, Canadian Press Mandatory minimum changes one part of planned overhaul of justice system Critics have been wondering about the delays involved in setting aside the mandatory minimum sentences held … [Read more...]

A Gift Exchanged…

April 13, 2017 CBC News – The Canadian Press Malala Yousafzai's full speech to Parliament - 'Education for girls can transform communities, countries and our world,' Nobel laureate says in address Canada’s sixth and youngest ever Honorary … [Read more...]

Four years max…

Mar 30, 2017 CBC News – Alison Crawford Federal Court orders public safety minister to make decision in immigration case - Chief justice rejects argument minister is too busy to make decisions on sensitive cases Chief Justice Paul Crampton of … [Read more...]

Sanctuary…

Feb 22, 2017  Toronto Star – Allan Woods Canada-U.S. border the final frontier for refugee-seekers The article offers an insightful side of the activity at one of Canada’s popular land border crossings between the US and Canada.  The site is … [Read more...]

Two way borders…

Feb 10, 2017 CTV News Muslim mom rejected at U.S. border after questions on Trump, mosque shooting Fadwa Alaoui has lived in Canada for twenty years and acquired Canadian citizenship after Moroccan birth.  She has also travelled to the US … [Read more...]

Alt-right…

Jan 5, 2017 iPolitics – Janice Dickson Leitch campaign manager gloats about spreading false info - Kouvalis says his goal was to ‘make the left go nuts’ Nick Kouvalis laughingly conceded to sharing what he knew to be false information on the … [Read more...]

Trump in Canada?

Nov 12, 2016 Global News – Tanya Kohut Canadians disagree with Donald Trump’s victory, but agree with some of his policy: Ipsos poll Undoubtedly we Canadians will see much appraisal of how alike Canadian and American voters are in the light of … [Read more...]

End of mandatory…

Nov. 1, 2016 Globe and Mail – Sean Fine Ottawa plans to reduce use of mandatory prison sentences The plan announced by Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould involves ending the mandatory sentencing and restoring the discretionary power of … [Read more...]

Sanctioned discrimination…

Oct 10, 2016 Policy Option – Cindy Blackstock The long history of discrimination against First Nations children The Canadian Human Rights Commission has now twice ordered the federal government to correct the discriminatory practices against … [Read more...]