Fair, simple, affordable…

May 19, 2022  BC Tyee - Jiaying Zhao and Lorne Whitehead Guaranteed Basic Income Is Still a Great Idea - This solution for poverty continues to have support and research to back it up. The authors are reacting to a Globe and Mail article by Sen. … [Read more...]

Review miscarriages…

May 18, 2022 Globe and Mail – Patrick White Senators call for exoneration of 12 Indigenous women who endured ‘systemic inequality’ in Canada’s criminal justice system Is it possible that in Canada there could be a gross miscarriage of … [Read more...]

Automatism…

May 16, 2022  CBC News – Meghan Grant Supreme Court rules extreme intoxication defence available for violent crimes in Alberta, Ontario decisions - Judges call for clarifying law around extreme intoxication defence in cases of violent … [Read more...]

Re-entry jobs…

May 13, 2022 Lawyer’s Daily – John Hill Finding a job for ex-con… This link elaborates on the difficulty of all formerly incarcerated persons in getting employment once released.  There is usually a question on a job app about criminal … [Read more...]

Deeper…

May 9, 2022 APTN – Tom Fennario ‘Tormented my mental state’: Métis man sues Canada over his treatment in prison This lawsuit highlights a double problem: “double dooring” and the loss of video tape around incidents in prison.  … [Read more...]

Mother’s Day…

May 6, 2022 Globe and Mail – Patrick White ‘Shocking and shameful’: For the first time, Indigenous women make up half the female population in Canada’s federal prisons While the 50 /50 split in federally incarcerated women between … [Read more...]

Extreme…

May 4, 2022 Toronto Star – Jacques Gallant ‘These people are serious national security threats.’ Why is it so hard for Canada’s military to root out white supremacists?  The problem of extremists in the Canadian Armed Forces is growing at … [Read more...]

On-line…

May 2, 2022 The Conversation (Queen’s) - F. Haider Alvi,  Deborah Hurst,  Janice Thomas,  Martha Cleveland-Innes Four lessons from online learning that should stick after the pandemic Lots of parents and educators as well as social media … [Read more...]

Rainbow people…

April 29, 2022  Population and dwelling counts: Canada, provinces and territories The link is to Stats Can’s latest offering on Canada’s population, its growth and directions for the near future.  … [Read more...]

Pardons, suspensions, sequestering…

April 27, 2022 University of Toronto – Compiled from Criminological Highlights by Maria Jung (Ryerson University), Jane B. Sprott (Ryerson University) and Anthony N. Doob (University of Toronto). Evaluating the Benefits of Pardons: An Overview … [Read more...]