Old wounds again…

Oct. 2, 2017  Ottawa Citizen – Aedan Helmer Wounds 'fresh again' in Wilno as Basil Borutski murder trial begins in Ottawa This article fascinatingly and powerfully captures the poignant complexity of the way the criminal justice process works … [Read more...]

More secrets…

Aug 4, 2017  Globe and Mail – Anna Mehler Paperny Canada’s jailhouse secret: Legally innocent prisoners are dying In the last five years 270 people have died in provincial jails, two thirds never having been convicted of any crime: they were … [Read more...]

Lies…

Dec 16, 2016 World Economic Forum – Guy Standing The 5 biggest lies of global capitalism Better known as Davos, this forum is preparing for its annual meeting next year with a series of three articles on world economic conditions and where they … [Read more...]

CABs…

Nov. 15, 2016 Ottawa Citizen – Andrew Seymour More jail advisory boards needed in Ontario, Ottawa board chair says There are 26 detention facilities in Ontario but only 8 have Civilian Advisory Boards.  Ottawa CAB thinks that we need more if we … [Read more...]

Towards a more just Canada…

June 5, 2016 Toronto Star – Tondra MacCharles ‘Canadian society today is a more just society than it once was,’ top judge says Beverley McLaughlin, Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Canada has voiced the opinion that Canada, in … [Read more...]

Policing with technology…

May 8, 2016 Toronto Star – Alex Ballingall To serve, protect, watch and predict… Under the broad banner of innovation, this article invites us to consider what the future of policing will look like if we apply effective use of technology.  … [Read more...]

Secret Status of women…

    Sept 7, 2015  CBC News – Dean Beeby Secret Status of Women report paints grim picture for Canada - Internal Harper government report speaks candidly of violence, poverty, wage gap affecting women A report dated Feb. 10 and generated by … [Read more...]

The prescription drug…

    Aug. 5, 2015 Globe and Mail – Jacqueline Nelson The high-stakes battle of medications, insurers and the government   While many drug users do not realize that there is a list of drugs called a formulary that any drug plan will pay for, … [Read more...]

Poor health…

      May 9, 2015  CBC News Poverty linked to future high health-care costs - Health effects of poverty far reaching, Canadian researchers find Health and poverty researchers both have long suspected a vital connection between the two.  … [Read more...]

One in five…

    April 13, 2015  Globe and Mail – Patrick White One in five federal inmates spent time in solitary confinement last year Liberal MP Irwin Cotler and once Minister of Justice in Canada wanted to know the rate for the use of solitary … [Read more...]