UK prisons…

Nov 30, 2016 Ministry of Justice (UK) – Prison Reform Trust Prison Safety and Reform November 2016 The original report came out in early November and is available at … [Read more...]

Full Body scanners…

May 2, 2016 Ontario Government Ministry of Social and Correctional Services - Minister Yasir Naqvi Full-body Scanners to be installed in all Adult Correctional Facilities In the middle of some terrible conditions and continual disruptions, … [Read more...]

TRC…

     Dec 16, 2015 CBC News – Susana Mas Truth and Reconciliation final report charts path to 'true reconciliation' Justice Murray Sinclair is hoping for a new era in relationship with Canada’s First Nations.  In releasing the final … [Read more...]

Aboriginal justice…

    Aug. 16, 2015 The Pearson Centre for Progressive Policy – David Daubney Truth, Reconciliation and Prisons Citing a long standing over-representation of Aboriginals in Canada’s prisons, Daubney recalls the development of criminal justice … [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...]

Prisons and principles

     June 4, 2015  Ottawa Citizen – Mary Campbell History shows we need a good correctional investigator Campbell was part of the hiring committee for the present correctional investigator, Howard Sapers, who has been told without any … [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...]

Cultural genocide…

   June 2, 2015  Ottawa Citizen – Mark Kennedy Atoning for 'cultural genocide': Truth and Reconciliation Commission lays out its blueprint The Truth and Reconciliation Commission has released its report (seven volumes) and an executive … [Read more...]

LWOP in limbo…

    June 1, 2015  Globe and Mail – Sean Fine Tories' life-without-parole bill in limbo Government House Leader Peter Van Loan is telling media that Bill C-53, the bill that increases the sentencing for certain types of murder, also known … [Read more...]

6,000 children…

     May 30, 2015 CBC News – John Paul Tasker Residential schools findings point to 'cultural genocide,' commission chair says Justice Murray Sinclair says that after seven years of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission hearings across … [Read more...]