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...]

On-line…

May 2, 2022 The Conversation (Queen’s) - F. Haider Alvi,  Deborah Hurst,  Janice Thomas,  Martha Cleveland-Innes Four lessons from online learning that should stick after the pandemic Lots of parents and educators as well as social media … [Read more...]

Rainbow people…

April 29, 2022  Population and dwelling counts: Canada, provinces and territories The link is to Stats Can’s latest offering on Canada’s population, its growth and directions for the near future.  … [Read more...]

Hiccups…

Mar 30, 2022 Lawyer’s Daily – John Hill Delays in prison justice, revisited Hill responds to a response from Corrections Canada to the suggestion that CSC has unreasonable delays in answering complaints from persons imprisoned.  After listing … [Read more...]

Victim to perpetrator…

Feb 7, 2022 CNN - Esha Mitra Some people in a cheering crowd called for her to be raped. Many were women There is on occasion an article that merits attention simply because the implications and impact are horrendous.  This article is one of … [Read more...]

Pardons, again…

Jan 10, 2022  Toronto Star Editorial Board (Jan 10, 2022) The pardon system perpetuates disadvantage. Ottawa should fix it - ‘By limiting opportunities for employment and education, the cumbersome pardon system is perpetuating … [Read more...]

Rethinking…

Dec 15, 2021  Maytree Series: Advancing justice - Akwatu Khenti  Rethinking community policing: Civilian partners in public safety Part of a continuing series, this article looks to the efforts to broaden the notion of public safety beyond the … [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...]

Give it up…

July 16, 2021 CBC News - Caitlyn Gowriluk Manitoba's Indigenous relations minister resigns from cabinet after premier's comments on colonial history Two days after Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister called colonial policies “well intentioned,” … [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...]