Continuing torture…

Oct 19, 2021 Canadian Bar Association – Stephen Maher Stopping the torture - No one seems capable of getting Corrections Canada to effectively end the use of solitary confinement. Perhaps legal action will work. “…two 2019 appeal court … [Read more...]

A new start…

Oct. 17, 2021  CBC News - Nathan Liewicki Clan Mothers hold ceremony ahead of demolition on site of former Catholic church camp north of Winnipeg - Construction on the new buildings is slated to begin in spring 2022 The donation of the land – … [Read more...]

Pandora’s Papers…

Oct. 13, 2021 Toronto Star – Staff Explainer: What are Pandora Papers, which leaders are mentioned and why hasn’t Canada laid a charge on offshore tax havens? The Pandora Papers are leaked documents about who hold what amounts of tax free … [Read more...]

Military justice…

Oct. 11, 2021 Global News - Lee Berthiaume, The Canadian Press Supreme Court of Canada asked to rule on independence of military judges The fairness of the Canadian military police and the military justice system is much at issue around everyday … [Read more...]

Settler healing…

Oct 4, 2021 (Ed Note:  Several have reported difficulty following the link to the five Prison Law booklets made available from Senator Pate’s office through our last newsletter.  If you were one, you may get better results … [Read more...]

Orange Delight…

Sept 25, 2021 –  Sept 30 – National Day for Truth and Reconciliation September 30 marks #OrangeShirtDay and the first National Day for #TruthAndReconciliation. We wear orange to remember the Indigenous children who were sent to Residential … [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...]

Access and the law…

Sept 19, 2021 Mayfair Foundation – Advancing Justice Series (Canada) - Sabreena Delhon Beyond gatekeepers: Fostering accountable justice Delhon is advocating for the justice that eliminates poverty and wonders why is that justice so slow 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...]

Two ways…

Sept 13, 2021 – (Ed Note: I apologize for a confusing and incorrect post on Adam Capay in the September 10 edition of the newsletter.  While the content was correct the incident is old and I repeated it as though it were happening now.  In fact, … [Read more...]