Aug. 20, 2021 MacLean’s Magazine – Michael Friscolanti Every 49 minutes… That’s how frequently people died of drug poisoning in Canada during one dreadful week last summer.  Here their mothers and fathers, brothers and sisters share a message: the … [Read more...]

TRC score – 8/94

July 7, 2021  Yellowhead Institute - Eva Jewell and Ian Mosby SPECIAL REPORT: Calls to Action Accountability: A 2020 Status Update on Reconciliation This link offers a badly needed perspective on just what has been accomplished among the 94 recs … [Read more...]

Think big!

Aug 21, 2020 N.Y. Times – John Roman Why Criminal Justice Reform Needs to Think Big - There are too many police officers in the US. We need patient, tolerant, unbiased, hard-headed, soft-hearted cops. But we only need a few. This article may be … [Read more...]

Changing moments…

Aug. 12, 2020 Ottawa Citizen – Randall Denley Carleton criminology profs want to end student internships with police, citing racial bias - This move must be quite pleasing to the faculty, but what about the students who would normally benefit from … [Read more...]

Calls for Justice…

June 4, 2019 CBC News – John Paul Tasker Inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women issues final report with sweeping calls for change "Each person has a role to play in order to combat violence against Indigenous women, girls and … [Read more...]

Three strikes?

Aug 8, 2017 Toronto Star – Jacques Gallant Ontario’s top court orders third trial in teardrop tattoo murder case In a most unusual move, the Ontario Court of Appeal has ordered a third trial for murder in the “Tear-drop” case for Warren Nigel … [Read more...]


Aug. 29, 2016 CBC News – Aaron Wherry How Justin Trudeau plans to deliver on 'deliverology' - PM a devotee of Michael Barber's result-oriented management theories Barber is a British political consultant who thinks that the way to govern is to … [Read more...]