The Rainbow pot…

Nov. 19, 2017 CTV News – Don Martin Retired cops chasing pot of gold at the end of legalization rainbow The provinces are beginning to roll out their individual approach to the new marketplace created by the coming legalization of marijuana.  … [Read more...]

Khadr’s bail…

    Nov. 29, 2015 Toronto Star – Ben Spurr Ottawa reconsidering position on Omar Khadr’s case - Federal Liberals may not fight ruling that let ex-Guantanamo Bay prisoner out on bail in May. The Khadr case was one of those that suggested … [Read more...]

Suicide epidemic…

      April 7, 2015  Toronto Star – Sandro Contenta Nunavut’s youth suicide epidemic — ‘Who is next? How do we stop this?’    There were 45 suicides in Nunavut in 2013.  The number dropped in 2014 to 27.  Few drew comfort … [Read more...]

More jail?

    Feb 12, 2015 Law Times (Canada) – Matthew Gourlay A Criminal Mind: Time for a constructive look at bail controversies This article looks first at the legal rational sometimes used to refuse bail and then more specifically at the case of … [Read more...]

Two tier policing?

  May 20, 2014  Toronto Star – Betsy Powell Two-tiered policing inevitable, criminologist says   A number of jurisdictions and commentators are suggesting that the costs of policing are unsustainable and that therefore the work of … [Read more...]

Wrong House…

 Nov 3, 2013   CBC News Saskatoon Gang member pleads guilty in Lorry Santos murder case Three members of a gang were sent to Saskatoon from Alberta to kill a defector from the gang but given the wrong address, resulting in the pointless death of … [Read more...]