Prison perspective…

Dec 20, 2022  Toronto Star – Rik McWhinney and Jason Demers Rik McWhinney spent almost 35 years in prison, 16 of them in solitary confinement: this is his story - In ‘The Life Sentences of Rik McWhinney,’ poems, grievance forms, letters, … [Read more...]

Gender at Davos…

Jan 25, 2018 Davos Newsletter 7 things that happened on the first day of Davos 2018 Many anti-poverty advocates are encouraged that Davos – The World Economic Forum - is focusing again on inequities, both economic and gender.  Our Trudeau … [Read more...]

Another PMB

 May 10, 2013  Globe and Mail – Kim Mackrael Ottawa to support bill giving victims more access to parole hearings  Federal victims’ ombudsperson Sue O’Sullivan is apparently the source for some of the recommendations behind MP David … [Read more...]

Mental health and criminal justice

January 30, 2013  International Centre for Criminal Law Reform and Criminal Justice Policy – Fifth National Symposium (January 2013)  - Alison MacPhail and Simon Verdun-Jones Mental Illness and the Criminal Justice System While this paper … [Read more...]

Health and hard time

  January 16, 2013 Canadian Medical Association Journal (CMAJ) – Adam Miller Health and hard time The association starts the first of a promising multi-part series on health issues in prisons.  The listing of areas of concern is part of … [Read more...]