Accountable…

June 23, 2022  Toronto Star Editorial (June 20, 2022) Holding officers to account - When a police service fails to police fairly and without bias, it betrays not just those caught in such discriminatory practices but all citizens. “Changing the … [Read more...]

No guns, please…

June 2, 2022 CTV News – Jim Bronskill, Canadian Press National handgun freeze key feature of new firearm-control bill The Trudeau government has introduced new gun control legislation that puts the focus on the importation of handguns, long … [Read more...]

Second chance…

Feb 10, 2022 CBC News In 13th day of protest, police warn of arrests, charges for those blocking streets - City of Ottawa also increases fines for noise, idling, fires to $1,000 One inevitable reaction of an annoyed public is why it is taking 13 … [Read more...]

Costly Talk on social media…

Oct 25, 2021 National Post – Brian Platt O'Toole's campaign chair Walied Soliman wins $500K defamation award against 'alt-right' commentator - Daniel Bordman attacked O'Toole for having Soliman on his leadership team, including in one video … [Read more...]

No thanks!

September 21, 2021 Toronto Star – Noor Javed ‘It came out of nowhere’: Residents in the small town of Kemptville don’t want a prison. Doug Ford’s government says they’re getting one anyway A prison is often a welcomed development in … [Read more...]

Access and the law…

Sept 19, 2021 Mayfair Foundation – Advancing Justice Series (Canada) - Sabreena Delhon Beyond gatekeepers: Fostering accountable justice Delhon is advocating for the justice that eliminates poverty and wonders why is that justice so slow in … [Read more...]

Give it up…

July 16, 2021 CBC News - Caitlyn Gowriluk Manitoba's Indigenous relations minister resigns from cabinet after premier's comments on colonial history Two days after Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister called colonial policies “well intentioned,” … [Read more...]

Extremism…

June 14, 2021  Globe and Mail – Lawrence Martin American extremism is infiltrating Canada - and there’s no easy fix Martin reviews the events in the US and the points of the arrival of those extreme events here in Canada.  The question, … [Read more...]

New patriotism…

May 25, 2021 National Newswatch – Glen Pearson Our Sense of Patriotism Has Changed Here is a poignant but forceful analysis of how we Canadians have changed over the year of confinement.  It is fortuitous that the article is coming with the May … [Read more...]

Hammer looking for nails…

May 13, 2021 Toronto Star - Gilbert Ngabo Proposed Ontario human trafficking law will be ‘extremely harmful’ to sex workers, advocates say Bill 251, the Combating Human Trafficking Act, will be debated at committee at Queen’s Park starting … [Read more...]