Evidence in, but…

May 10, 2017  Globe and Mail – Sonny Dhillon and Daniel Leblanc Ottawa fails to act in time to stop lawsuit on solitary confinement The trial was scheduled for January but the Liberal government asked in November to allow time for new … [Read more...]

Secret…

Jan 17, 2017 CBC News – Dave Seglins 'Secret order' authorizing RCMP's covert Cold War wiretapping program released after 65 years - Government backtracks, shares details of Canada's first domestic surveillance operation Can’t happen in Canada … [Read more...]

Impaired driving…

July 25, 2016 Toronto Star – Jim Coyle Canada tops list of developed countries for rate of impaired-driving fatalities Here’s distressing news about Canada from a US source.  Canada is highest in alcohol involved vehicle fatalities – 33.6% … [Read more...]

Poor enough for legal aid?

June 3, 2016 Toronto Star – Jacques Gallant Toronto judge halts charges against man until government pays for lawyer Here’s the problem for Superior Court Justice Ian Nordheimer: the threshold for legal aid is too low for the times.  So … [Read more...]

RJ fostering the social…

Nov 28, 2015  Association des services de réhabilitation sociale de Québec – La Porte ouverte Une approche différente: la justice réparatrice / restaurative  Here’s a treat for you!  This edition celebrates RJ week with an entire … [Read more...]

Muslim and Canadian…

     June 7, 2015 Toronto Star - Ben Spurr and Noor Javed What it's like to be Muslim in the GTA 450,000 Muslim Canadians now live in Metro Toronto.  They want their story heard.  In a unique reporting format, the Star has 19 short … [Read more...]

CBA no to C-51…

     Mar 22, 2015  National Newswatch – Jim Bronskill, Canadian Press Canadian Bar Association denounces government’s anti-terrorism bill The CBA assessment of C-51:  the anti-terrorism bill contains "ill-considered" measures that will … [Read more...]

Elephants and incomes…

   Nov. 1, 2014  Caledon Institute of Social Policy -  Ken Battle and Sherri Torjman The Elephant not in the Room   The federal government’s decision to do a revised version of income splitting for tax purposes needs to be viewed with … [Read more...]

Legal Aid…

 Jan. 22, 2014  Canadian Law Times - Yamri Taddese How does Ontario legal aid compare?   British lawyers have responded to the Jan. 6 cuts to legal aid with a strike, unprecedented in British legal history.  This article looks at the … [Read more...]

Justice and safety…

 Dec. 4, 2013  Collaborative Centre for Justice and Safety (SK) New organization and website  This newly formed Centre combines the former Saskatchewan Justice Institute (SJI) and the Canadian Centre for Public Safety and First Responders.  … [Read more...]