Policing the virus…

April 22, 2021 CBC News – Adam Carter Ford apologizes after public backlash to enhanced police powers, playground closures The police have been stopping people and cars to inquire why persons are out in public.  Bridges into Ontario from … [Read more...]

All about guns…

April 10, 2021 Guns in Canada Firearms Legislation For Safer Communities - BILL C-21: An Act to amend certain Acts and to make certain consequential amendments (firearms) Canada is still struggling with gun control and the most recent proposed … [Read more...]

Common good…

March 25, 2021 Toronto Star – Alex Ballingall The Supreme Court rules Canada’s carbon price is constitutional. It’s a big win for Justin Trudeau’s climate plan In a 6-3 decision the Supreme Court of Canada has determined that the carbon … [Read more...]

Guns…

Feb. 18, 2021 Here are a number of items on the current controversies around banning / buying back military assault rifles and handguns. Twitter from Justine Trudeau on … [Read more...]

Arbitrary Detention…

Feb 16, 2021 CBC News – Mike Blanchfield, Canadian Press Canada, dozens of allies, declare arbitrary detentions immoral amid Kovrig, Spavor In the pursuit of the release of the two Michaels (Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor) from Chinese … [Read more...]

Back to Parliament…

Nov 23, 2020   Policy Options – Adeline Iftene Abusive uses of Structured Intervention Units and the Correctional Service’s conduct mean Parliament must get rid of SIUs or adopt Senate amendments. The link provides a summary of the … [Read more...]

Indigenous rights…

Oct. 19, 2020  CBC News – Catherine Tunney Indigenous services minister calls raid on N.S. fishing facilities an 'assault' on Mi'kmaw people - Marc Miller calls on RCMP to keep the peace as Nova Scotia fishery dispute escalates The issue is the … [Read more...]

Hurry up!

Feb 29, 2020 Toronto Star - Warren (Smokey) Thomas, Contributor and president of the Ontario Public Service Employees Union Ford hires U.S. firm to push Ontarians off welfare A hit team against the poor and vulnerable? A US company will get paid … [Read more...]

Religious guns…

Feb. 19, 2020  Washington Post (US) - Reis Thebault Too small to hire guards, too worried to go gun-free, community churches are now arming themselves The curious link between religion and politics have never been so blatantly juxtaposed as in … [Read more...]

Guns…

Feb 13, 2020 iPolitics – Tim Naumetz Trudeau statement on Canadian gun law sparks Conservative outrage in Commons Political posturing by both Liberal and Conservative governments has now taken over the issues around gun control.  Prompted by … [Read more...]