NCR…

Oct 1, 2017 Toronto Star – Peter Goffin People with mental illness too often landing in prison instead of hospitals, experts say This link offers the success side of a finding of “Not Criminally Responsible” or NCR.  Brian Rose killed his … [Read more...]

Lies…

Dec 16, 2016 World Economic Forum – Guy Standing The 5 biggest lies of global capitalism Better known as Davos, this forum is preparing for its annual meeting next year with a series of three articles on world economic conditions and where they … [Read more...]

Twitter venom…

Dec 4, 2016 CBC News – At Issue – Peter Mansfield, Jennifer Ditchburn, Althea Raj, Chantal Hébert Hateful tweets The At Issue panel looks at the racism, misogyny and threats directed at politicians, especially women MP’s but also some … [Read more...]

Safe injection sites…

March 15, 2016 CBC News – Susan Lunn, Peter Zimonjic Safe injection sites have potential to save lives, says Jane Philpott - Federal health minister says the more people know about them, the greater their support Toronto's medical officer of … [Read more...]

Dementia…

    Dec. 1, 2015 Toronto Star – Editorial (Nov. 30, 2015) Canada needs a plan to deal with increase in dementia After a strident reminder that other countries, notably Japan, are dealing better with dementia, the Star is quick to point out … [Read more...]

“Small, mean, regressive…”

     June 23, 2015 Council of Canadians – John Trent John Trent's new booklet "Harper's Record"  One of the founders of the Council and now Senior Fellow with the Centre for Governance, John Trent is asking you to read his booklet before … [Read more...]

Victims’ rights extension

 July 12, 2013  CBC News Advocates at odds over victims' rights bill   The federal government consultation on victims’ rights has had an extension of deadline for submission and participation but it also has had a considerable controversy … [Read more...]

Safe injection sites

 June 5, 2013  CBC News Drug injection sites: New rules  The federal government anticipates introducing new rules around the placement of a safe drug injection site.  Though Toronto, Ottawa and Montreal have voiced an interest, given a Supreme … [Read more...]