Still moms…

April 24, 2019  Elizabeth Fry Society (Ottawa) No mother left behind… We have often written about the criminal justice system in Canada and its impact on women.  Needless to say, as many as 7 of 10 women in jail are also mothers separated from … [Read more...]

Blind spots…

July 15, 2018 Policy Options: Parents in Prison: A public policy blind spot - Sophie de Saussure The criminal justice reform bill fails to address the social effects of a parent’s incarceration on children. Bill C-75 is the Liberal government … [Read more...]

Prison deaths…

June 6, 2018  CBC News - Hala Ghonaim Families of inmates who died at London, Ont. jail say 'enough is enough' - Thirteen inmates at the Elgin-Middlesex Detention Centre have died in the last decade Families and lawyers in London are upset with … [Read more...]

Unworkable law…

July 17, 2016 Canada.com – John Ivison First Nations hear hard truth that UN indigenous rights declaration is ‘unworkable’ as law Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould dropped a bombshell at the recent national meeting of the Assembly of … [Read more...]

Muslim and Canadian…

     June 7, 2015 Toronto Star - Ben Spurr and Noor Javed What it's like to be Muslim in the GTA 450,000 Muslim Canadians now live in Metro Toronto.  They want their story heard.  In a unique reporting format, the Star has 19 short … [Read more...]