Canadian, eh?

June 18, 2017   National Council of Canadian Muslims (NCCM) Press Release Preclearance agreement trumps protection of travelers from Canada to U.S. Yesterday’s communiqué noted several House of Commons bills anticipated before the summer … [Read more...]

Senators in jails…

June 12, 2017 CBC News – Kathleen Harris Senators hope 'landmark' study will help transform Canada's prison system - Committee investigates human rights issues with Indigenous, elderly and mentally ill inmates A senate human rights committee led … [Read more...]

Turmoil…

May 21, 2017  CBC News – Laura Lynch Agency that oversees immigration consultants appears to be in turmoil - Resignations, infighting and harsh criticism from MPs and lawyers beset the 6-year-old council The ICCRC (Immigration Consultants of … [Read more...]

Secret…

Jan 17, 2017 CBC News – Dave Seglins 'Secret order' authorizing RCMP's covert Cold War wiretapping program released after 65 years - Government backtracks, shares details of Canada's first domestic surveillance operation Can’t happen in Canada … [Read more...]

Risk mitigation and pre-emption…

Aug 24, 2016 Policy Options – Amarnath Amarasingam and Craig Forcese Radicalization and violence in Canada: The Aaron Driver case The authors are trying to provide some insight and clarity around what leads to radicalization and then in turn to … [Read more...]

US Update…

     Dec 17, 2015  The Sentencing Project (US) Are Judges or Prosecutors Driving Racial Disparity in Post-Booker Sentencing? Though the length of federal sentences have in fact decreased, the article wonders about the role of judges and … [Read more...]

Temporary vs permanent…

    Sept 3, 2015  Vancouver Sun – Tara Carman Canada favours temporary residents to permanent: report  - Former immigration minister Jason Kenney calls findings ‘complete rubbish’ Harsha Walia, a co-author of the report entitled Never … [Read more...]

Global mobility…

    May 17, 2015  Globe and Mail - François Crépeau and Idil Atak Mobility will stop the migrant tragedies, not the military The authors are experts in questions around international migration, both professors at McGill and working with the … [Read more...]

The other side…

    April 20, 2015  Ottawa Citizen – Kelly Egan Profs, moms, lawyers alarmed at jail conditions at Innes Road How bad are things at the Ottawa Carleton Detention Centre (OCDC)?  Here’s what Aaron Doyle, a criminologist at Carleton … [Read more...]

MOMS…

    April 16, 2015 (Ed note: A group of mothers who gather for mutual support and whose children are locked up in the Ottawa Carleton Detention Centre were invited to speak at the recent public forum sponsored by Dr. Aaron Doyle of Carleton … [Read more...]