On progress…

Oct 3, 2022 CBC News - Truth and Reconciliation Count Beyond 94 – Truth and Reconciliation in Canada The link is to a program tracking the responses to the 94 recommendations from the Truth and Reconciliation Commission.  “The site provides … [Read more...]

Second chances…

Sept 30, 2022 Toronto Star - Emilie Coyle, Pamela Cross, Pam Hrick Sealing criminal records of marginalized people will improve many lives - When we use criminal records to determine suitability for jobs, housing and volunteering, we recreate … [Read more...]

Clean environment a human right…

Sept 2, 2022  United Nations Declaration: Climate and Environment UN General Assembly declares access to clean and healthy environment a universal human right “The UN Secretary-General, António Guterres, welcomed the 'historic' decision and … [Read more...]

Great lives…

Aug 21, 2022 Globe and Mail – Martha Love Great Lives lived:  Activist and advocate Patricia Love never backed down from doing the right thing… Smart Justice Network offers condolences to the family on Pat Love’s death but rejoices with … [Read more...]

Trauma and more…

Aug. 8, 2022  The Lancet: Psychiatry (England’s medical journal) Prof Eamon McCrory, PhD.  DClinPsy.,   Lucy Foulkes, Ph D.,  Prof Essi Viding, Ph D. (All three authors are at the Division of Psychology and Language Sciences, University … [Read more...]

To do’s…

Aug 5, 2022 Global News – Heidi Lee What comes after Pope Francis’ apology? Here’s what advocates say “Apologies to me are not about words. Most importantly, they’re about actions,” Blackstock, the executive director of the First … [Read more...]

Papal apology…

Aug. 1, 2022 Toronto Star – Allan Woods ‘A deep hole’ — Murray Sinclair, Romeo Saganash harshly criticize Pope’s apology - Francis didn’t acknowledge Catholic Church’s leading role in residential schools, says senator who chaired the … [Read more...]

New wine…

July 11, 2022 The Conversation (Queen’s) - Chief Mi’sel Joe, Dorothy Vaandering, Rosemary Ricciardelli,  Sulaimon Giwa, Sylvia Moore Two-eared listening is essential for understanding restorative justice in Canada This is a timely reminder … [Read more...]

Delay…

June 17, 2022 CBC News (NB) – Bobbi-Jean MacKinnon Civil, family trials to be adjourned because of 'unprecedented' number of jury trials - Court of Queen's Bench of New Brunswick also plans to suspend small claims appeals for 2022, memos … [Read more...]

Law and Justice…

Feb 28, 2022 Winnipeg Free Press – Katie May Seeking a new system of peacemaking - Treaty 2 First Nations developing alternative system of law The Treaty 2 First Nations have a vision of justice based on the Anishinaabe traditions.  Chantell … [Read more...]