Pandora’s Papers…

Oct. 13, 2021 Toronto Star – Staff Explainer: What are Pandora Papers, which leaders are mentioned and why hasn’t Canada laid a charge on offshore tax havens? The Pandora Papers are leaked documents about who hold what amounts of tax free … [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...]

Leftovers…

Aug. 20, 2021 MacLean’s Magazine – Michael Friscolanti Every 49 minutes… That’s how frequently people died of drug poisoning in Canada during one dreadful week last summer.  Here their mothers and fathers, brothers and sisters share a … [Read more...]

Human rights and …

Aug 13, 2021 Lawyer’s Daily – Amanda Jerome Ontario human rights body’s framework on racism in policing supports A2J: chief commissioner Released July 29, the ten step report seeks to address what “outgoing chief commissioner Ena Chadha … [Read more...]

Statscan crime

July 29, 2021  Government of Canada – Statistic Canada Incident-based crime statistics, by detailed violations, Canada, provinces, territories and Census Metropolitan Areas The report (released July 27, 2021) covers 2016-2020 and is measured on … [Read more...]

Well-being…

July 19, 2021 Public Policy Magazine (Max Bell Institute – Canada)   Amr Soliman Budgeting for well-being This is a critique first published on June 21, 2021 in response to the April federal budget.  But is raises a point that begs an answer … [Read more...]

People like me don’t belong…

June 16, 2021 National Newswatch - Joan Bryden, Canadian Press Canada excoriated as racist failure during farewell speeches by departing MPs Those departing public office and the House of Commons have a rare opportunity to speak perhaps without as … [Read more...]

For the little boy…

June 11, 2021 Toronto Star - Amira Elghawaby In honour of the Afzaal family, let’s take action now We have seen and heard much wailing and lamenting the death of four members of the Afzaal family.  The events are acknowledged as more than an … [Read more...]

Head injuries…

May 16, 2021 BBC News (UK) Head injuries suffered by 80% of women prisoners - Almost 80% of women prisoners in Scotland have a history of significant head injury - mostly through domestic abuse, a study has found. Researcher have known to quite … [Read more...]