MOMS know…

Nov 12, 2017  The Use of Ion Mobility Spectrometer by Corrections Canada Mothers Offering Mutual Support (MOMS) is a small Ottawa group – membership is about 60 - tackling the giant of the prison system.  The Ion scanner is used by CSC to vet … [Read more...]

On line hate…

Jan 23, 2017 CBC News - Marketplace Canadians appear to be more hateful online. Here's what you can do about it - Marketplace report suggests hateful language by Canadians online up by 600 per cent over last year The internet appears to offer … [Read more...]

Beyond Grief…

May 13, 2016 Montreal Gazette / Ottawa Citizen – Christopher Curtis and Charlie Fidelman Beyond grief: A history of violence This article is Part two of a series that looks at events in two Indigenous communities near Sept Iles (QC) where five … [Read more...]

Rights of Indigenous People…

May 9, 2016  CBC News Canada to shift position on UN Declaration on Rights of Indigenous Peoples - Indigenous and Northern Affairs Minister Carolyn Bennett to make announcement in New York City on Monday The UN Declaration on Rights of Indigenous … [Read more...]

Policing with technology…

May 8, 2016 Toronto Star – Alex Ballingall To serve, protect, watch and predict… Under the broad banner of innovation, this article invites us to consider what the future of policing will look like if we apply effective use of technology.  … [Read more...]

Policy making…

April 27, 2016 Policy Options – Susan Delacourt How policy is being made under the new Liberal government Delacourt’s analysis looks at first impressions when the new Liberal government was in place and the evolution of a new and more … [Read more...]

The business of detention…

    Sept 9, 2015 Herald News (Halifax) – Andrea Gunn Springhill prison: More money spent, but fewer inmates We sometimes forget that besides being a prison, a prison is a business and needs customers.  Springhill is a medium security prison … [Read more...]

Waiting…

    Aug. 15, 2015 (Ed note:  We have eleven weeks of political announcements and attention seeking stunts for proposed new policies, all meant to shout down the other.  Few of these announcements will ever reach to the authentically human … [Read more...]

A silent scream…

Canada Day Special – Farhat Rehman, Moms Offering Mutual Support (MOMS) - Ottawa (Ed Note: Smart Justice is grateful to Farhat for her courage and for exposing her suffering to us and for us.  The greatest gift of stories like Farhat’s is that … [Read more...]