Action!

Sept 16, 2021 Amnesty International - Ketty Nivyabandi, Secretary General, Amnesty International Canada Call on Your Candidates to Act for Reconciliation with Indigenous Peoples Amnesty wants Canadian voters to ask now what the political parties … [Read more...]

RJ Compassion…

July 22, 2021 Ottawa Citizen – Gary Dimmock Young Inuk woman spared jail after killing mom; Ottawa judge leans on hope and Indigenous healing This is a striking example where all those who have struggled with the heavy handedness of criminal … [Read more...]

Well-being…

July 19, 2021 Public Policy Magazine (Max Bell Institute – Canada)   Amr Soliman Budgeting for well-being This is a critique first published on June 21, 2021 in response to the April federal budget.  But is raises a point that begs an answer … [Read more...]

Give it up…

July 16, 2021 CBC News - Caitlyn Gowriluk Manitoba's Indigenous relations minister resigns from cabinet after premier's comments on colonial history Two days after Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister called colonial policies “well intentioned,” … [Read more...]

Honour…

July 13, 2021 The Conversation (Canada) - Anne Levesque Honour those found at residential schools by respecting the human rights of First Nations children today Levesque is an assistant professor of law at the University of Ottawa and outlines at … [Read more...]

Overcoming the system…

July 5, 2021 CBC News – Desmond Brown Sexually assaulted at 8, incarcerated 4 times and lost the will to live — how this woman found her stars - ‘Just everywhere I went there was ... something going on with being a victim,’ Jessica Compton … [Read more...]

Blueprint for change…

June 30, 2021 Senate of Canada – Standing Committee on Human Rights Human Rights of Federally-Sentenced Persons - The human rights of people serving sentences must be at the heart of Canada’s correctional system if its goals of safety, … [Read more...]

Youth in Solitary in BC…

June 24, 2021 Campaign for the Abolition of Solitary Confinement Letter to B.C. Premier and Ministers on Solitary in “Youth Jails” “The BC Ombudsperson, Jay Chalke, on June 15th issued a report, three years in the making, documenting the use … [Read more...]

Love in public places…

June 18, 2021 Ottawa Citizen - Brigitte Pellerin More than ever, Canadians must reach for love and kindness - After Kamloops and London, our hearts are broken in so many places and I worry decisions we make in that state are not motivated by a … [Read more...]

People like me don’t belong…

June 16, 2021 National Newswatch - Joan Bryden, Canadian Press Canada excoriated as racist failure during farewell speeches by departing MPs Those departing public office and the House of Commons have a rare opportunity to speak perhaps without as … [Read more...]