Love is reconciliation

Oct 23, 2017 Indigenous advocate Cindy Blackstock raises the bar for Canadians and pays tribute to Gord Downie: May he forever sing and dance among the stars reminding us all that love is reconciliation.  John Howard Society of Ontario Record … [Read more...]

Who counts the dead?

Oct. 6, 2017 Ottawa Citizen = David Reevely Ontario's jails can't even count their dead, review finds Former federal correctional investigator Howard Sapers, now an advisor to Ontario Ministry of Correctional Services, has a new version of the old … [Read more...]

More secrets…

Aug 4, 2017  Globe and Mail – Anna Mehler Paperny Canada’s jailhouse secret: Legally innocent prisoners are dying In the last five years 270 people have died in provincial jails, two thirds never having been convicted of any crime: they were … [Read more...]

Prisons gone wrong…

Dec 19, 2016 iPolitics – Michael Harris Prison reform gone wrong - Canada’s corrections system is now the real crime Harris looks at the impact of the tough-on-crime era on the present operations of the federal and provincial prisons and … [Read more...]

MMIW terms…

Aug. 3, 2016 National Newswatch – Kristy Kirkup, Canadian Press Five commissioners to probe missing, murdered indigenous women in Canada The Inquiry into Murdered and Missing Indigenous Women (MMIW) has finalized its terms of reference and … [Read more...]

TRC…

     Dec 16, 2015 CBC News – Susana Mas Truth and Reconciliation final report charts path to 'true reconciliation' Justice Murray Sinclair is hoping for a new era in relationship with Canada’s First Nations.  In releasing the final … [Read more...]

Inmate deaths and drug overdoses…

    Feb 18, 2015 Hamilton Spectator – Nicole O’Reilly Barton jail inmates are overdosing: Who’s watching? The Barton Street Jail in Hamilton has had four, possibly five, drug overdose deaths and when the Spectator inquired about the … [Read more...]