Double whammy…

Feb 26, 2018 CBC News – David Milward Justice denied for Tina Fontaine and Colten Boushie: How their cases illustrate racism in Canadian courts A second not guilty verdict in the murder of an Indigenous person does little to reassure Canada’s … [Read more...]

More jail cells…

  July 18, 2014  Penal Field – Justin Piché A Contradictory and Finishing State - Explaining Recent Prison Capacity Expansion in Canada’s Provinces and Territories  A little earlier in the tough-on-crime debates the question of double … [Read more...]

Mental health, justice and human rights…

 June 22, 2014  Canadian Mental Health Association Ontario and the Ontario Human Rights Commission CMHA Ontario supports OHRC policy on mental health disabilities and addictions  A report released on June 19 calls for new approaches to deter … [Read more...]

Surcharge failure…

   May 25, 2014    iPolitics – Steve Sullivan The feds victims’ surcharge law is a dismal failure  Canada’s first appointed Ombudsman for Victims of Crimes has a rather pointed opinion on the struggle between the federal government … [Read more...]