A beginning?

Feb 16, 2018 CBC News – John Paul Tasker Trudeau promises new legal framework for Indigenous people - 'We need to get to a place where Indigenous peoples in Canada are in control of their own destiny,' PM says Though short on detail, Trudeau is … [Read more...]

Justice reform…

Jan 31, 2018 Toronto Star – Daniel Brown and Michael Lacy Trudeau government is falling short on justice reform Anticipating the strategy for the next federal election, some think the Liberals will offer promises made, promises delivered.  … [Read more...]

Gender at Davos…

Jan 25, 2018 Davos Newsletter 7 things that happened on the first day of Davos 2018 Many anti-poverty advocates are encouraged that Davos – The World Economic Forum - is focusing again on inequities, both economic and gender.  Our Trudeau … [Read more...]

Devastating burdens…

Nov 21, 2016 CBC News – Kathleen Harris Lift 'devastating' loan burdens for refugees, advocates urge Liberal government - After fleeing conflict and persecution, refugees face debts that add stress, split families How to make life that more … [Read more...]

Trial trauma…

Nov 8, 2016 Toronto Star – Diana Mehta, Canadian Press  Case of juror in Tori Stafford murder trial seeking compensation goes to Appeal Court A 57 year old woman juror in the Tori Stafford case says that as a result of her participation in the … [Read more...]

Breathalyzer…

May 5, 2016  Ottawa Citizen – Editorial (May 3, 2016) Brampton drinking and driving ruling may have wide implications A Brampton, Ontario, judge has ruled that the breathalyzers, which measure blood alcohol levels and are used by police forces … [Read more...]

New voices, new views…

    July 13, 2015 Hill Times-on-line – Laura Ryckewaert and Mark Burgess New voices, new approaches expected in 2015 campaign coverage There are some new media outlets especially on line but even the usual ones are questioning the value of … [Read more...]

Poverty and self-harming…

    May 21, 2015  Metro News – Leah Holoiday New University of Alberta data links youth mental illness to families faced with poverty A new study published in the Canadian Journal of Emergency Medicine has found some troubling links between … [Read more...]