Seniors in debt…

     June 29, 2015 CBC News – Sophie Harris Seniors going bankrupt in soaring numbers - More Canadians are outliving their savings and spending their golden years in debt  The rate of bankruptcy for seniors has more than doubled.  Stats … [Read more...]

In this together…

    Mar 2, 2015 Toronto Star - Editorial (Mar 1, 2015) Canadian Muslim families are in the front lines “More often than not these families are appalled at the radicalization of their children. They struggle to comprehend it. They see it as a … [Read more...]

From the bench…

  Feb 1, 2015 Review from the Bench – Blogger Marion Lane Sexual Assault and the Criminal Courts: A Response to the Globe and Mail Editorial Lane is a retired criminal court judge who raises the alarm bell on the approach of an editorial in … [Read more...]

Canada’s Aboriginal women…

    Jan 23, 2014 – Reuters Canada - Andrea Hopkins Canadian police fail to protect female Aboriginals: report  A US based human rights group – The Organization of American States – has issued a report, two years in the making, … [Read more...]

The 1%

    Jan 21, 2014 Globe and Mail – Gerald Caplan We can all take some credit for helping the rich get richer Caplan, with strong NDP ties, offers a humorous commentary on the latest analysis of income inequality by the Canadian Centre for … [Read more...]

On Judges…

    Dec 22, 2014  Blogger Marion Lane, retired judge (BC) Judicial Appointments Delayed, Justice Denied  The blog presents a short review of the recent history of appointments to the SCC and then suggests “Respect for process, transparency … [Read more...]