Do you trust…

June 16, 2022  The Conversation (Queen’s) – Colette Brin and Sébastien Charlton Canadians’ trust in the news media hits a new low The article is a Canadian commentary on the Reuter’s Digital News Report produced by Oxford University … [Read more...]

Go directly to jail…

June 6, 2022 Homeless Hub: John Howard Society of Ontario, Social Research and Demonstration Corporation, Canadian Observatory on Homelessness No Fixed Address: The Intersections of Justice Involvement and Homelessness This new report examines one … [Read more...]

Continuum of care…

Sept 6, 2021  Lawyer’s Daily - Murray Fallis Prescription for public safety nightmare Fallis, a John Howard lawyer, is trying to draw attention to the deficiencies of the present release process for federal prisoners.  The releases often … [Read more...]

Tasting politics…

Sept 3, 2021  Global TV News - Doyle Potenteau Kelowna 3rd on national crime severity index: Statistics Canada  Crime stats make their way into every election.  The link is a cautionary tale that addresses the question about the stand-off … [Read more...]

Oversight…

March 4, 2020 OPCAT and Office of the Correctional Investigator (Corrections Canada) The Argument for External Oversight of Federal Prisons – The New OCI Annual Report The Correctional Investigator is again urging the adoption of external … [Read more...]

Our Canada & the romance of the gun…

Oct 3, 2017 CBC News – Aaron Wherry Julie Payette is unscripted and at ease on first day as GG - References to scholars and poets replaced with space metaphors in aspirational speech    … [Read more...]