Social control…

July 14, 2016 Toronto Star – Reid Rusonik Police, blacks both victims of an attempt at social control Rusonik offers a perspective on the history of confrontation between police and Black persons in both the US and Canada, suggesting that the … [Read more...]

Web refresh…

June 27, 2016 Ottawa Citizen – Vito Pillieci Federal government prepares biggest refresh of its web offerings ever In the web of federal government services there are about 1500 sites that interact with the public about government policies and … [Read more...]

Senate muscle…

June 16, 2016 CBC News – John Paul Tasker Physician-assisted dying bill passes Senate 64-12, sent back to House - Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould has already thrown cold water on a major amendment The vote in the Senate was 64-12 with one … [Read more...]

97% in 10 years…

   Dec 3, 2014  Toronto Star – Steve Rennie Huge increase in number of aboriginal women in Canadian prisons  Kim Pate says that mandatory minimum sentences and more limited conditional release options are among the factors in the last ten … [Read more...]