Drugged driving…

Oct 24, 2016 Globe and Mail – Peter McKnight Drugged driving: Shaky science and uncertain laws McKnight reviews some of the struggles still unfolding about the problem with marijuana use and impaired driving.  At this point tests for the … [Read more...]

Hope…

    Dec 19, 2015 Globe and Mail – Ian Brown and Alex Crétey Systermans Jean Vanier’s comfort and joy: ‘What we have to do is find the places of hope’ A very distinguished and internationally respected Canadian, Vanier was the … [Read more...]

“Just nastiness” – to be corrected

    Nov. 6, 2015 CBC News 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 There is lots of speculation about what … [Read more...]

“To keep her safe…”

    Oct. 13, 2015 Globe and Mail – Renata D’Aliesio and Eric Andrew-Gee Ottawa’s lack of transparency leaves refugee sponsors in dark How does the delay from the PMO audit play out in the lives of genuine refugees?  Here is the story of … [Read more...]

$8.7 billion…

    Sept 16, 2015 Ottawa Citizen – Lee Berthiaume Federal departments left $8.7 billion unspent last year Following the disclosure that the Citizenship and Immigration department had return significant unspent budget amounts to the treasury, … [Read more...]

No place at the table…

  Aug 27, 2014  CBC News Analysis Peter MacKay's justice roundtables didn't set a place for sex workers   The Justice Minister has been criss-crossing Canada to consult Canadians on justice issues.  It appears that the agenda and the list of … [Read more...]

On filling jails…

   May 7, 2014  Halifax Herald – Paul McLeod More parole board refusals keep prisoners in jail longer, AG says   This report suggests that a 14% increase in the failure to achieve discretionary parole accounts for the 9% growth in the … [Read more...]

BC dissatisfied

  April 19, 2013  The Globe and Mail BC Polling Analysis: Mario Canseco British Columbians are deeply dissatisfied with justice system   In the light of the coming BC election, Canseco does an analysis of the candidates and their posture … [Read more...]