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Aug 27, 2021 Canadian Observatory on Homelessness, Blue Door The Future of Men’s Supportive Housing in York Region: An Exploratory Study Blue Door of York Region has partnered with Homeless Hub to research two questions in chronic and episodic … [Read more...]

Youth in Solitary in BC…

June 24, 2021 Campaign for the Abolition of Solitary Confinement Letter to B.C. Premier and Ministers on Solitary in “Youth Jails” “The BC Ombudsperson, Jay Chalke, on June 15th issued a report, three years in the making, documenting the use … [Read more...]

Extremism…

June 14, 2021  Globe and Mail – Lawrence Martin American extremism is infiltrating Canada - and there’s no easy fix Martin reviews the events in the US and the points of the arrival of those extreme events here in Canada.  The question, … [Read more...]

No family…

June 9, 2021  A twitter from Amira Elghawaby Statement from the Afzal family who have lost four family members in hate attack… A statement no one should ever have to write.  … [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...]

RJ is smarter…

Nov 24, 2016 Toronto Star – Editorial (Nov. 23, 2016) Smarter approach to justice could help with crisis of court delays In Nova Scotia now both adults and minors can pursue a restorative justice approach to resolving conflicts with the law or … [Read more...]

Ugly legacy…

    Nov. 19, 2015 Toronto Star – Editorial (Nov. 18, 2015) Trudeau begins to reverse Harper’s ugly legacy of over-reaching legislation The editorial commends the Trudeau government for the speed with which it is addressing Canadian law … [Read more...]

1 in 200…

    June 12, 2015 (Ed note:  In the June 2, 2015 issue of communiqué in an article entitled “Mandela rules” the intro confused the Penal Reform International and the Prison Reform Trust.  It was in fact, Penal Reform International, whose … [Read more...]

Silence less than golden…

     June 9, 2015 iPolitics – Elizabeth Thompson MPs new sexual harassment policy still keeps bad behaviour in the dark Canada is closer to becoming one of the first countries in the world to have a policy for sexual harassment between … [Read more...]