PTSD in Prison…

May 12, 2017 CBC News - Angela MacIvor Number of prison workers suffering from PTSD much higher than official stats, union says - Approximately 1 in 20 employees at federal penitentiaries have been diagnosed with stress injuries Dorchester in New … [Read more...]

Prisons gone wrong…

Dec 19, 2016 iPolitics – Michael Harris Prison reform gone wrong - Canada’s corrections system is now the real crime Harris looks at the impact of the tough-on-crime era on the present operations of the federal and provincial prisons and … [Read more...]

Remembering stress…

Nov 10, 2016 Ottawa Citizen – Cassandra Szklarski, The Canadian Press The anxiety and stress Remembrance Day holds for many damaged soldiers Retired general Romeo Dallaire has announced his intention to resign from the senate as well but first … [Read more...]

Policing

July 29, 2016  Ottawa Citizen – David Matyas and Mark Dance Hunger strike shows the ugly underbelly of how Canada treats migrants  The authors argue that the indefinite detention practiced now in Canada and resulting in the current hunger … [Read more...]

PTSD

March 19, 2016 Ottawa Citizen – Joanne Laucius 'Where do they get help?' PTSD and stress in the police force PTSD among front line first responders are again in the news with the suicide of an Ottawa Mountie assigned to the Embassy Protection … [Read more...]

Last words…

    Jan 2, 2015  National Post  - Full Comment Greenspan & Doob: Stephen Harper’s scary crime bluster  Last week, Eddie Greenspan, Canada’s best respected criminal lawyer died and was buried.  He and his colleague University of … [Read more...]

Results of double bunking…

   May 16, 2014  Star Phoenix (SK) – Betty Ann Adam Overcrowding caused 2012 jail death, union official says   Bob Bymoen, president of the Saskatchewan Government Employees' Union, representing the prison guards says that the killing … [Read more...]