Community response…

April 25, 2016 Toronto Star – Canadian Press Hundreds march in Halifax after series of violent deaths Several hundred people who included both the chief of police and the mayor of Halifax have given community action and solidarity a new meaning: … [Read more...]

Conscience…

     June 19, 2015  MacLean’s – Aaron Wherry The House votes for (some vague notion of) freedom! As the house nears the end of its session, this motion #590 may cause us to wonder a little about the power of language to affirm or to cloud … [Read more...]

Preparedness?

  May 29, 2014   CTV News – Janet Dirks Chilling video teaches Alberta students how to deal with school shootings The University of Alberta has produced a video on how to deal with a shooter on campus.  The 90 video called “Shooter on … [Read more...]

How far without CoSA?

   April 26, 2014  Prairie Messenger – John Penner I was in prison: unconditional support is Easter hope   This article is about the involvement of prison visitor in the work of post-prison care for the most vulnerable of inmates: the … [Read more...]

Healing a sick nation…

   April 7, 2014  CBC News – Stephen Smith Martin Luther King, Jr.: Why he asked a Canadian to help 'heal a sick nation'  On anniversary of King’s assassination, Janet Somerville reflects on time spent with the civil rights activist. … [Read more...]

Effectiveness of harshness…

   Feb. 25, 2014 University of Toronto – Anthony Doob, Rosemary Gartner;  University of Ottawa - Cheryl Marie Webster  Three research summary documents… Here, to compliment our focus on evidence based guidance, are three articles from … [Read more...]