Pardon and second chances…

     June 18, 2015 Toronto Star – R. Roy McMurtry and Anthony N. Doob Making pardons tougher to obtain is harsh and unfair  McMurtry is a former chief justice of Ontario and Doob is a highly respected professor of criminology at U of T.  … [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...]

Class action violence…

  Sept 22, 2014  Toronto Star – Richard J. Brennan Lawsuit targets ‘unbelievable’ violence at London jail The Elgin Middlesex Detention Centre in London is known in justice circles as “Hell.”  London lawyer Kevin Egan has filed a … [Read more...]

Our home and native land…

 Dec 9, 2013  Toronto Star – Atkinson Series Canada: It really is our home and native land   This article is the start of two weeks of commentary and analysis on Canada and the willingness to participate actively in our democratic … [Read more...]