‘Sinister’ seniors…

Aug 24, 2018 The Star Vancouver – Melanie Green Meet the self-described ‘sinister seniors’ taking a stand against Trans Mountain — and going to jail for it Tired of being retired and just old without worthy pursuits?  Here’s an … [Read more...]

Zombie laws…

Mar 9, 2017 CBC News – Kathleen Harris Federal government to axe 'zombie laws' from Canada's Criminal Code - Bans on abortion, duelling and water-skiing at night remain on books after being struck down in court Canada’s Criminal Code has had … [Read more...]

Little kids…

Sept 15, 2016 CBC News – John Paul Tasker Federal government failing to comply with ruling on First Nations child welfare: tribunal - 'What they're doing is illegal, and immoral. We're talking about little kids,' Indigenous activist … [Read more...]

Reversals beginning…

    Nov. 17, 2015 National Newswatch – Canadian Press Liberals drop controversial Supreme Court of Canada niqab appeal The most recognized wedge issue in the last federal election has sounded its death knell from the legal precincts.  The … [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...]

Home care and non-profits…

      July 15, 2015  Globe and Mail – Elizabeth Church and Kelly Grant Home care for Ontario seniors affected by move to non-profit agencies   Last summer the Ontario government changed some regulations about delivering home care to … [Read more...]

Seniors in debt…

     June 29, 2015 CBC News – Sophie Harris Seniors going bankrupt in soaring numbers - More Canadians are outliving their savings and spending their golden years in debt  The rate of bankruptcy for seniors has more than doubled.  Stats … [Read more...]

Home grown…

    June 3, 2015 Globe and Mail – Editorial (June 3, 2015) Truth and Reconciliation: Genocide or not, Canada authored this story The editorial invites the reader to play an imaginative game about a knock at the door and the end of family for … [Read more...]

NCR…

    Mar 19, 2015  Toronto Star – Amy Dempsey Study disputes 'not criminally responsible’ myths The finding of not-criminally responsible (NCR) has re-surfaced in the light of the “life-means-life” legislation proposed by the federal … [Read more...]

Aggressive Seniors

 Sept. 12, 2013  Vancouver Sun – Daniel Fontaine Aging poses new challenges for justice system - Opinion:  We need more attention, resources that addresses issue of aggressive seniors with dementia  Here’s a look at the problem of senior … [Read more...]