Poor, to still poor…

Aug 6, 2018 CBC News – Mark Gollam Ford government ditched basic income pilot project before any data landed, researcher says The basic income project was a pilot study set up in April 2017 by the previous Liberal government to test the … [Read more...]

New look for SCC…

June 25, 2018 National Post – John Ivison Canada's new chief justice keen to drag Supreme Court into the light - Wagner indicated Canadians can expect more dissenting opinions than was the norm when McLachlin was chief justice. 'I like dissent. … [Read more...]

Alternatives…

Sept 27, 2017 Fordham Law News (US) – John Pfaff A Better Approach to Violent Crime Pfaff begins his commentary with the frightful enumeration of the current mass incarceration circumstances.  The US imprisonment rate is 370% higher than the UK … [Read more...]

Pardon me…

Aug. 21, 2017 Vancouver Sun – Azmairnin Jadavji Court precedents should encourage Canada to act on new pardon legislation The rules around pardon for criminal offences seriously changed in 2012 under the Conservatives, making it both harder and … [Read more...]

Peace bonds…

Aug. 19, 2016 CBC News – Susana Mas Canada to increase anti-terror efforts with new office to curb radicalization - Public safety minister acknowledges limitations of peace bond in Aaron Driver case Driver was the young man turned terrorist and … [Read more...]

Web refresh…

June 27, 2016 Ottawa Citizen – Vito Pillieci Federal government prepares biggest refresh of its web offerings ever In the web of federal government services there are about 1500 sites that interact with the public about government policies and … [Read more...]

Gun laws, LGBTQ…

June 15, 2016 iPolitics – Elizabeth Thompson Orlando shooting renews calls for Canadian gun control - Mulcair calls on Liberals to fulfill campaign promise to repeal Bill 42 The Conservative Bill-42 allows restricted and prohibited weapons to … [Read more...]

First Nations in the mix…

May 10, 2016   Globe and Mail – Gloria Galloway First Nations leaders want to rethink residential schools agreement There have been so many gaps in the compensation of the victims of the Aboriginal residential schools that the whole agreement … [Read more...]

A decent proposal…

    Nov. 26, 2015  Toronto Star – Alex Ballingall A ‘decent’ proposal: Not-for-profits should raise job standards, report says - The Change Report argues the not-for-profit industry can lead the way on fair pay and benefits and help end … [Read more...]

Repairing human rights…

    Oct. 23, 2015  Canadian Human Rights Commission (Government of Canada) Repair the erosion of human rights in Canada: CHRC The Chief Commissioner of the Canadian Human Rights Commission (CHRC), Marie-Claude Landry, is calling for an … [Read more...]