Lingering…

Dec. 6, 2021 CBC News – Sidney King Jury delivers recommendations at inquest into 2015 death of Iqaluit man in Ontario prison After 74 days in solitary at Beaver Creek Institution, Mark King Jeffrey, serving life without parole for 14 years, … [Read more...]

No thanks!

September 21, 2021 Toronto Star – Noor Javed ‘It came out of nowhere’: Residents in the small town of Kemptville don’t want a prison. Doug Ford’s government says they’re getting one anyway A prison is often a welcomed development in … [Read more...]

Action!

Sept 16, 2021 Amnesty International - Ketty Nivyabandi, Secretary General, Amnesty International Canada Call on Your Candidates to Act for Reconciliation with Indigenous Peoples Amnesty wants Canadian voters to ask now what the political parties … [Read more...]

Overcoming the system…

July 5, 2021 CBC News – Desmond Brown Sexually assaulted at 8, incarcerated 4 times and lost the will to live — how this woman found her stars - ‘Just everywhere I went there was ... something going on with being a victim,’ Jessica Compton … [Read more...]

Eyes open…

May 19, 2021 CBC (BC) - Powerful anti-racism video encourages Asian Canadians to confront prejudice head-on Eyes Open video was produced for Asian Heritage Month “According to a report released in March by the Chinese Canadian National Council … [Read more...]

Mum’s the word…

May 17, 2021 Toronto Star – Alyshah Hasham She wanted to tell you about her sex assault. The court has finally let her Morrell Andrews has a story to tell and without her knowledge or consent she was banned by the court from telling about … [Read more...]

Lessons…

March 16, 2021 Think Global Health.org – Ted Alcorn How Norway's Prisons Have Weathered a Pandemic - Its famously progressive correctional system is anomalous, but still has lessons for other countries Lots of justice people greatly admire … [Read more...]

No more, please…

Mar 8, 2021 International Women’s Day – Avaaz:  What does it mean to be woman during Covid-19? A 2 minute inspiring video on the struggle of women for equality. “History tells us that a global crisis can put the concerns of women on the … [Read more...]

Sentences…

Mar 5, 2021  The Guardian (Manchester, UK) – Kate Allen The government is hell-bent on diluting the Human Rights Act. We must protect it Allen, the director of Amnesty International (UK) is of the opinion that human rights stand between … [Read more...]

Guns…

Feb. 18, 2021 Here are a number of items on the current controversies around banning / buying back military assault rifles and handguns. Twitter from Justine Trudeau on … [Read more...]