Judges to rule…

Aug 24, 2021 Globe and Mail – Sean Fine Nova Scotia Court of Appeal rules to consider history of racism, marginalization in cases For some time now, Canada has had the Gladue ruling requiring judges to consider the personal and cultural … [Read more...]

A chance to live great lives…

    Oct. 18, 2015  Globe and Mail – Naheed Nenshi – Mayor of Calgary Divided, Canada stands to lose what makes it great For those who may need a refreshed sense of what we struggle to achieve and maintain as Canadian values, Nenshi’s … [Read more...]

Torture anyone?

      June 28, 2015 iPolitics – Kristy Smith More than a third of Canadians condone torture, says poll   The Pew Research Center is a US based group who asked Canadians about whether it is permissible to torture terrorist suspects and … [Read more...]

Bail and over-crowding…

    May 26, 2015  Canadian Law Times – Yamri Tadesse Lawyers predict more overcrowding after St-Cloud  The SCC recently ruled in R. vs. St. Cloud that, beyond the two normal reasons for denial of bail – danger to offend again or flight … [Read more...]

Basic income…

    May 22, 2015  Atlantic (US) – David R. Wheeler What If Everybody Didn't Have to Work to Get Paid? Income disparity is beginning to prompt a new look at the notion of guaranteed annual income.  Wheeler is offering the notion of a basic … [Read more...]