Soul Search…

Oct. 30, 2019 Ottawa Citizen – Kelly Egan The Montsion trial won't give us the collective soul search we need The trial of Const. Daniel Montsion, charged with manslaughter and assault, for the death of Abdirahman Abdi in July 2016 has managed … [Read more...]

Prisons and US Justice…

Aug 24, 2019  The Appeal.com (US) How Warren and Sanders would overhaul the criminal system  https://mailchi.mp/theappeal/daily-appeal-347111?e=5540d3cc3d US Presidential candidates spell out justice reform platforms Medium.com - Elizabeth … [Read more...]

Who counts the dead?

Oct. 6, 2017 Ottawa Citizen = David Reevely Ontario's jails can't even count their dead, review finds Former federal correctional investigator Howard Sapers, now an advisor to Ontario Ministry of Correctional Services, has a new version of the old … [Read more...]

800 delays…

Feb 16, 2017 Globe and Mail – Sean Fine Lawyers want to toss hundreds of criminal cases for unreasonable delays The push back from defence lawyers is starting to reveal the number of cases impacted by the Jordan decision around the appropriate … [Read more...]

Warehousing…

  Oct. 9, 2014  Star Phoenix (SK) – Andrea Hill Crowding 'crisis' in Sask. prisons, report says - Study finds focus should be on rehab not lockup  The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives has just published a study called Warehousing … [Read more...]

A safer society…

 Nov. 20, 2013  Brandon Sun – Ashley Prest Choice for safer society offered - Reconciliation rather than just punishment   The Indian and Metis Friendship Centre in Winnipeg helped celebrate RJ week at a kick-off event for community and … [Read more...]