Getting old in jail…

July 20, 2018 Globe and Mail – Sandra Martin Even behind bars, aging prisoners deserve proper health care Martin says that 25% of federal inmates are aged 50 or more and most of them serving lengthy sentences.   She also suggests that health … [Read more...]

Breaking badge…

    Sept 21, 2015 Toronto Star – Jayme Poisson and Jesse McLean Breaking Badge – A four part series The series brings to light the frequency and types of misbehaviour by police officers and the apparent double standard applied to them under … [Read more...]

No where to go…

  Aug 17, 2014  Ottawa Citizen – Emma Loop Severely mentally ill offender almost dumped at emergency as her sentence ended  A woman inmate released from prison was brought to an emergency room of the hospital where corrections officers had … [Read more...]

On transparency and gags…

  Aug. 13, 2014  Global News - Amy Minsky Gag order to be imposed on new RCMP transparency office  Have we reached the height of silliness in this latest?  The Public Safety Department is revising the Civilian Review and Complaints … [Read more...]

Rethinking…

  Sept. 21, 2013  Restorative Works – Joshua Wachtel Rethinking the impact of traditional justice  Mental health counsellor and RJ advocate, Natalie DeFreitas offers some powerful and pointed reflections on crime and how we deal with crime … [Read more...]