Indigenous genocide…

May 31, 2019 CBC News - Jorge Barrera National inquiry calls murders and disappearances of Indigenous women a 'Canadian genocide' The CBC has verified that the 1200 page final report with 230 recommendations on the Murdered and Missing Indigenous … [Read more...]

3 D’s…

April 21, 2017 Blogger and retired Judge Marion Lane Three Ds to Reduce Delay in the Criminal Courts The Minister of Justice is meeting with the provinces next week to tackle the issue of delays in the criminal courts.  Judge Lane has three … [Read more...]

News and net…

Feb 7, 2017  ABACUS Data – Mark Blevis & David Coletto Matters of Opinion 2017: 8 Things We Learned About Politics, the News, and the Internet Given the flurries around fake news and the struggle of the print media to sustain itself … [Read more...]

Alt-right…

Jan 5, 2017 iPolitics – Janice Dickson Leitch campaign manager gloats about spreading false info - Kouvalis says his goal was to ‘make the left go nuts’ Nick Kouvalis laughingly conceded to sharing what he knew to be false information on the … [Read more...]

Safe injection sites…

March 15, 2016 CBC News – Susan Lunn, Peter Zimonjic Safe injection sites have potential to save lives, says Jane Philpott - Federal health minister says the more people know about them, the greater their support Toronto's medical officer of … [Read more...]

No!

    June 5, 2015 New York Times – Op Ed Edward Snowden (June 5, 2015) Edward Snowden: The World Says No to Surveillance Snowden is celebrating “the power of an informed public” in what he views as a triumph for democracy when the people … [Read more...]

“Good” bad news…

   Oct 17, 2014  iPolitics – Steve Sullivan Howard Sapers is good at his job. So why hasn’t he been fired?  Canada’s first federal ombudsman for victims of crime is suggesting that the more effective Howard Sapers becomes in reporting … [Read more...]

1 in 6

  Aug. 14, 2014  CBC News 1 in 6 soldiers affected by alcohol-related or mental health issues  Stats Can has just released a study of some 6700 full time soldiers and has concluded that one in six needs mental health attention.  Conducted … [Read more...]

Update from CoSA…

  Mar 18, 2014  From our friends at CoSA – Susan Love Circles of Support & Accountability Update  As many of you have heard, on February 21st CoSA sites across Canada were informed by Correctional Services Canada (CSC) that contracts … [Read more...]

Human rights

 Aug. 23, 2013  Ottawa Citizen Editorial The rights of prisoners   The editorial recalls that inmates in prison do have human rights but that some of the recent happenings are suggesting that officials and institutions charged with the … [Read more...]