On progress…

Oct 3, 2022 CBC News - Truth and Reconciliation Count Beyond 94 – Truth and Reconciliation in Canada The link is to a program tracking the responses to the 94 recommendations from the Truth and Reconciliation Commission.  “The site provides … [Read more...]

Who’s listening…

Aug 16, 2022 Toronto Star Editorial (Aug 11, 2022) Policing police data collection - It's time to regulate the police collection of data including emails, text messages and image from cellphones and other devices Privacy practice in Canada is … [Read more...]

Police and human rights…

June 9, 2022 Toronto Star – Rachel Mendleson & Steve Buist Police across Canada repeatedly violating citizen rights, Torstar investigation finds The Toronto Star has a series of three articles called ‘Unchartered,’ first running today … [Read more...]

Punishment and more…

May 27, 2022  The Conversation – (Queen’s University) - Jessica Templem Punishment vs. deportation: What we can learn from the case of the truck driver in the Humbolt Broncos bus crash The title of this article may be somewhat confusing … [Read more...]

Review miscarriages…

May 18, 2022 Globe and Mail – Patrick White Senators call for exoneration of 12 Indigenous women who endured ‘systemic inequality’ in Canada’s criminal justice system Is it possible that in Canada there could be a gross miscarriage of … [Read more...]

Re-entry jobs…

May 13, 2022 Lawyer’s Daily – John Hill Finding a job for ex-con… This link elaborates on the difficulty of all formerly incarcerated persons in getting employment once released.  There is usually a question on a job app about criminal … [Read more...]

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...]