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...]

Mother’s Day…

May 6, 2022 Globe and Mail – Patrick White ‘Shocking and shameful’: For the first time, Indigenous women make up half the female population in Canada’s federal prisons While the 50 /50 split in federally incarcerated women between … [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...]

Where’s the money?

April 11, 2022 National Magazine  / Canadian Bar Association – Dale Smith Budget 2022: What's in it for justice - Federal budget promises more superior court judges, legal aid. This week’s federal budget seems to have some money for more … [Read more...]

Law and Justice…

Feb 28, 2022 Winnipeg Free Press – Katie May Seeking a new system of peacemaking - Treaty 2 First Nations developing alternative system of law The Treaty 2 First Nations have a vision of justice based on the Anishinaabe traditions.  Chantell … [Read more...]

The emotional life…

Feb 19, 2022  BC Tyee - Andrew Nikiforuk We Didn’t Grieve the Pandemic. Now We’re Stuck Fighting - I wanted to see the angry truckers more clearly. So I called a therapist. The link is to an attempt to establish some sort of rational … [Read more...]

Feb 14, 2022 Toronto Star Editorial – Feb 10, 2022 Response to occupation and blockades has been a massive failure of leadership - ‘Municipalities have been basically abandoned by politicians, who are playing jurisdictional games rather than … [Read more...]

We Canadians…

Feb 2, 2022 Black History Month: Here are a number of Black History Month sites with educational … [Read more...]

Innocence…

Jan 20, 2022  The Lawyer’s Daily – Christopher Guly Problem of ‘unjustified’ convictions raised as Appeal Court orders retrial in murder case: Lawyer The Court of Appeal has ordered a new trial that James Lockyer regrets.  He wanted a … [Read more...]

Interim Report…

Dec. 29  From Senator Kim Pate – On solitary detention for youth and the Universal Basic Income “Family doctors agree that the solitary confinement of youth should be abolished under all circumstances. A measure that compromises the physical … [Read more...]