Jan 8, 2018 Toronto Star – Vicky Mochama Treatment of women in Canadian prisons a human rights travesty The number of women incarcerated is growing at alarming rates, especially Indigenous women (37% over the last ten years without crime rate … [Read more...]

Pot a benefit?

May 31, 2017 CBC News – Solomon Israel Could medical marijuana be your next employee health benefit? This giant leap from “low-hanging fruits” to inclusion of medical marijuana as part of the employee’s benefit package is not so bizarre.  … [Read more...]

Historic judge…

Oct 19, 2016 National Newswatch – Michael MacDonald, Canadian Press Atlantic Canada cheers ‘historic’ nomination of Newfoundlander to Supreme Court Malcolm Rowe, a provincial Court of Appeal justice, has been named to the Supreme Court of … [Read more...]

$15 / hour…

Sept 13, 2016 National Newswatch – Dean Bennett It’s official: Alberta puts $15 hour minimum wage in regulations for 2018 By 2018, it’s the law.  $15.00 an hour is the going rate.  There are three stages to the Alberta minimum wage … [Read more...]

How long?

    May 15, 2015  CBC News Death of B.C. aboriginal teen Paige blamed on 'brutal and cruel' support services BC’s Representative for Children and Youth, Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond, has issued a scathing report on the death of a blind … [Read more...]