MAID

Mar 12, 2021  Liberals, Bloc Quebecois join forces to pass revised assisted dying bill - MPs pass bill 180 to 149 with most Bloc, Liberal MPs in support The struggle in the House over the medical assist in dying has been focused recently on … [Read more...]

Holiday hunger…

May 27, 2019  Human Rights Watch (UK) Interview: Scraping Together Pennies for a Loaf of Bread – Human Rights Watch Stephanie Hancock speaks to Western Europe researcher Kartik Raj to find out. UK Welfare Policy is Pushing Families into … [Read more...]

Reparations…

Mar 14, 2019 Manchester Guardian (US Desk, UK) – Peter C. Baker In Chicago, reparations aren’t just an idea. They’re the law This is another striking long read from the Guardian; perhaps the story is too bold to be told by the US media.  … [Read more...]

Wilson-Reybould quits cabinet…

Feb 14, 2019   Jody Wilson-Raybould “With a heavy heart I have submitted my letter of resignation to the Prime Minister as a member of Cabinet. Please read my full letter:”  … [Read more...]

Safe migration…

Aug 31, 2018 Davos – World Economic Forum – Anne Gallagher 3 reasons all countries should embrace the Global Compact for Migration The final draft of Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration has been recommended to the UN for … [Read more...]

Blind spots…

July 15, 2018 Policy Options: Parents in Prison: A public policy blind spot - Sophie de Saussure The criminal justice reform bill fails to address the social effects of a parent’s incarceration on children. Bill C-75 is the Liberal government … [Read more...]

Robust facts…

Nov 29, 2016  International Press Freedom Awards - Christiane Amanpour Amanpour was recently awarded the Burton Benjamin Award of the International Press Freedom “for her extraordinary and sustained achievement in the cause of press … [Read more...]

Seniors in debt…

     June 29, 2015 CBC News – Sophie Harris Seniors going bankrupt in soaring numbers - More Canadians are outliving their savings and spending their golden years in debt  The rate of bankruptcy for seniors has more than doubled.  Stats … [Read more...]

Drug courts…

    April 27, 2015 Toronto Star – Manisha Krishnan How drug treatment court rescued her from her addiction - Restorative justice advocates say alternatives to criminal system is more effective for addicts. Kathy Middleton, 57, was in drug … [Read more...]

15 days max…

    Feb 6, 2015  The Coast (Halifax) – Jacob Boon Five years of solitude -The use of segregation in NS prisons numbers in the thousands. The article looks at the use of solitary in Nova Scotia’s four provincial prisons and records no … [Read more...]