Human rights…

Dec 13, 2021 Canadian Bar Association Business and Human Rights The Bar uses the UN Guiding Principles (UNGP) (2011) and its update in 2018 to the UN General Assembly as the basis for lawyers to advise clients doing business internationally in … [Read more...]

Basic Income Revolution…

Nov. 30, 2021 (Ed note: This edition of communiqué marks the tenth year of its production, two to three times per week on average.  The newsletter and Smart Justice Network Canada are served by volunteers without staff or employees.  We celebrate … [Read more...]

Not in prison…

Nov. 1, 2021 APTN News – Brett Forester Ottawa appeals court decision upholding cash for First Nations kids - Government pledges to try and negotiate solution before actively litigating case The news of continuing litigation over the Human … [Read more...]

Equal justice…

Oct 29, 2021 Globe and Mail – Willow Fiddler Former Thunder Bay police board chair files human-rights complaint against chief, other senior officials Friday past Georjann Morriseau, an Indigenous person and former chair of the police services … [Read more...]

Feeling human…

Oct 22, 2021  Canada: Abuse, Discrimination in Immigration Detention - Thousands Held; Systemic Change Needed Canadians have known for some time now of the difficulty of confronting Corrections Canada, in spite of human rights and court orders, to … [Read more...]

Promises! Promises!

Sept 10, 2021 APTN – Brett Forester What are the major parties promising Indigenous people this election? Here’s a look at the platforms The link offers the Indigenous appraisal of what the different political parties are promising to … [Read more...]

Tasting politics…

Sept 3, 2021  Global TV News - Doyle Potenteau Kelowna 3rd on national crime severity index: Statistics Canada  Crime stats make their way into every election.  The link is a cautionary tale that addresses the question about the stand-off … [Read more...]

Home…

Aug 27, 2021 Canadian Observatory on Homelessness, Blue Door The Future of Men’s Supportive Housing in York Region: An Exploratory Study Blue Door of York Region has partnered with Homeless Hub to research two questions in chronic and episodic … [Read more...]

Show up!

Aug 18, 2021 The Conversation – John D. Cameron Canadian election 2021: Risk-averse charities, civil society groups must show up Did you realize that normally, for fear of being seen as political, non-profits and charitable organizations go … [Read more...]

Human rights and …

Aug 13, 2021 Lawyer’s Daily – Amanda Jerome Ontario human rights body’s framework on racism in policing supports A2J: chief commissioner Released July 29, the ten step report seeks to address what “outgoing chief commissioner Ena Chadha … [Read more...]