More than prisons…

April 23, 2018 Political Options - Yafet Tewelde A youth justice system that’s more than courts and prisons Tewelde acknowledges a limited support for a broad based community support agenda for confronting youth crime but he is also complaining … [Read more...]

End of solitary…

July 7, 2017 CBC News – Matt Meuse B.C. Supreme Court to test legality of Canada's solitary confinement rules - Landmark trial begins today, follows Liberal move to limit confinement to maximum of 15 days Efforts by the federal government to … [Read more...]

Fixing disaster…

April 28, 2016 Toronto Star – Daniel Brown Time to tear down last of the Tory crime agenda - Justin Trudeau should move quickly to do away with what’s left of the Harper government’s disastrous tough-on-crime policies In the face of repeated … [Read more...]

Arms, taxes loop-holes…

April 7, 2016  Globe and Mail – Steven Chase Arms deal by Canadian firm violated international embargo: UN report Libya, engulfed in civil war since dictator Moammar Gadhafi lost power in 2011, is described by one US General as a “failed … [Read more...]

Taxes owing…

April 4, 2016 Toronto Star – Robert Cribb and Marco Chown Oved How offshore banking is costing Canada billions of dollars a year $199 billion in foreign has been declared by Canadians but experts say that the amount is only a small fraction of … [Read more...]

Tax partners…

    Oct 6, 2015 CBC News – Harvey Cashore Harper government partnered with industry group fighting CRA over KPMG case Off shore on the Isle of Man, money belonging to the richest with the best accountants and lawyers is at issue.  But so … [Read more...]

Judicial activism?

    April 17, 2015  iPolitics – Michael Spratt ‘Judicial activism’ isn’t killing Harper’s crime agenda — Harper is  Ottawa lawyer Spratt walks us through the five steps process from conservative platform through bill proposal … [Read more...]

More diplomacy…

 Aug. 15, 2014  CBC News Retiring Lt.-Gen. Stuart Beare says the world needs more diplomacy  Canada’s top military operations general retires with unusual military advice for the rest of Canada and the world:  Practice more diplomacy.   … [Read more...]

Carding concessions?

 Oct. 6, 2013  Toronto Star – Jim Rankin and Pattie Winsa Toronto police propose purging carding information from database Previously reported as involved in ‘carding’ more than their famous counterparts in New York City, Toronto police … [Read more...]