Grotesque greed…

Aug 10, 2033 (Last newsletter advertised the availability of a British Lancet article entitled “Social thinning and stress generation after childhood mistreatment: a neurocognitive social transactional model of psychiatric vulnerability” by … [Read more...]

Trauma and more…

Aug. 8, 2022  The Lancet: Psychiatry (England’s medical journal) Prof Eamon McCrory, PhD.  DClinPsy.,   Lucy Foulkes, Ph D.,  Prof Essi Viding, Ph D. (All three authors are at the Division of Psychology and Language Sciences, University … [Read more...]

The fight…

July 14, 2022 CBC Radio – The Current with Catherin Cullen Her brother begged for mental health, addiction support in prison. After he died, she took up his fight The incident prompting this examination happened in 2021 but is ideally suited … [Read more...]

Fair, simple, affordable…

May 19, 2022  BC Tyee - Jiaying Zhao and Lorne Whitehead Guaranteed Basic Income Is Still a Great Idea - This solution for poverty continues to have support and research to back it up. The authors are reacting to a Globe and Mail article by Sen. … [Read more...]

Known but idle solutions…

Jan 31, 2022  CBC News – Josh Hoffman N.S. man who struggled with mental health says he needed something other than jail - Collins Ellison shared his ‘entirely negative’ experiences with Halifax police while he was homeless This link is to … [Read more...]

Community health…

Jan 26, 2022 Toronto Star Editorial Board (Jan 24, 2022) Toronto’s community crisis plan is a welcome shift away from policing mental-health care - ‘Toronto’s plan to implement the Community Crisis Support Service pilot program, announced … [Read more...]

Prison health…

Dec 3, 2021  CBC News – Jack Julian National advocacy group joins inmate's lawsuit alleging substandard medical care in prisons - 'We believe that this is throughout the federal prison system,' says John Howard Society John Howard Society is … [Read more...]

Again…

Nov 27, 2021 Toronto Star - Omar Mosleh and Jeremy Nuttall Photojournalist and filmmaker released after RCMP arrests in Wet’suwet’en territory spark outrage A dispute has boiled over the access of Coastal GasLink to natural gas to a pipeline … [Read more...]

Pandora’s Papers…

Oct. 13, 2021 Toronto Star – Staff Explainer: What are Pandora Papers, which leaders are mentioned and why hasn’t Canada laid a charge on offshore tax havens? The Pandora Papers are leaked documents about who hold what amounts of tax free … [Read more...]

Continuum of care…

Sept 6, 2021  Lawyer’s Daily - Murray Fallis Prescription for public safety nightmare Fallis, a John Howard lawyer, is trying to draw attention to the deficiencies of the present release process for federal prisoners.  The releases often … [Read more...]