Lingering…

Dec. 6, 2021 CBC News – Sidney King Jury delivers recommendations at inquest into 2015 death of Iqaluit man in Ontario prison After 74 days in solitary at Beaver Creek Institution, Mark King Jeffrey, serving life without parole for 14 years, … [Read more...]

Hell hole…

Dec 1, 2021 The New Yorker (US) – Ian Urbina The Secretive Prisons That Keep Migrants Out of Europe - Tired of migrants arriving from Africa, the E.U. has created a shadow immigration system that captures them before they reach its shores, and … [Read more...]

Again…

Nov 27, 2021 Toronto Star - Omar Mosleh and Jeremy Nuttall Photojournalist and filmmaker released after RCMP arrests in Wet’suwet’en territory spark outrage A dispute has boiled over the access of Coastal GasLink to natural gas to a pipeline … [Read more...]

Basic income…

Nov. 9, 2021  UBI Works – Former Governor of the Bank of Canada on Guaranteed Basic Income: Stephen Poloz calls the CERB “an amazing feat” and views the CERB method as one that would save all the inefficiencies of the present system of … [Read more...]

No thanks!

September 21, 2021 Toronto Star – Noor Javed ‘It came out of nowhere’: Residents in the small town of Kemptville don’t want a prison. Doug Ford’s government says they’re getting one anyway A prison is often a welcomed development in … [Read more...]

Home…

Aug 27, 2021 Canadian Observatory on Homelessness, Blue Door The Future of Men’s Supportive Housing in York Region: An Exploratory Study Blue Door of York Region has partnered with Homeless Hub to research two questions in chronic and episodic … [Read more...]

Judges to rule…

Aug 24, 2021 Globe and Mail – Sean Fine Nova Scotia Court of Appeal rules to consider history of racism, marginalization in cases For some time now, Canada has had the Gladue ruling requiring judges to consider the personal and cultural … [Read more...]

Leftovers…

Aug. 20, 2021 MacLean’s Magazine – Michael Friscolanti Every 49 minutes… That’s how frequently people died of drug poisoning in Canada during one dreadful week last summer.  Here their mothers and fathers, brothers and sisters share a … [Read more...]

Blueprint for change…

June 30, 2021 Senate of Canada – Standing Committee on Human Rights Human Rights of Federally-Sentenced Persons - The human rights of people serving sentences must be at the heart of Canada’s correctional system if its goals of safety, … [Read more...]

Love in public places…

June 18, 2021 Ottawa Citizen - Brigitte Pellerin More than ever, Canadians must reach for love and kindness - After Kamloops and London, our hearts are broken in so many places and I worry decisions we make in that state are not motivated by a … [Read more...]