Fixing systems…

May 3, 2017 Huffington Post (Canada) Blogger Dyanoosh Youssefi Canada Doesn't Need To Fix Its Justice System. It Needs a New One Lawyer and professor Youssefi comments in the context of both provincial and federal government justice officials … [Read more...]

Justice at issue…

     Oct 29, 2015 CBC News – Kathleen Harris Liberal justice: experts expect less punitive, more principled approach to crime - Legalizing pot, repealing parts of anti-terror law and reviewing sentencing regime on agenda  Justice issues … [Read more...]

LWOP in limbo…

    June 1, 2015  Globe and Mail – Sean Fine Tories' life-without-parole bill in limbo Government House Leader Peter Van Loan is telling media that Bill C-53, the bill that increases the sentencing for certain types of murder, also known … [Read more...]

Niqab and hijab…

    Mar 11, 2015  National Newswatch:  Joan Bryden Harper calls Muslim face-covering veil ‘anti-women,’ unacceptable The rhetoric around the niqab and the hijab has been notched a little higher with an exchange between Stephen Harper and … [Read more...]

The 1%

    Jan 21, 2014 Globe and Mail – Gerald Caplan We can all take some credit for helping the rich get richer Caplan, with strong NDP ties, offers a humorous commentary on the latest analysis of income inequality by the Canadian Centre for … [Read more...]

Confidence in justice?

Feb 19, 2014  CTV News - Dean Beeby, The Canadian Press Study finds Canadians have little confidence in justice system  An internal federal Justice Department study prepared for a policing conference last month has outlined a problem with … [Read more...]

Health and hard time

  January 16, 2013 Canadian Medical Association Journal (CMAJ) – Adam Miller Health and hard time The association starts the first of a promising multi-part series on health issues in prisons.  The listing of areas of concern is part of … [Read more...]