We Canadians…

Feb 2, 2022 Black History Month: Here are a number of Black History Month sites with educational … [Read more...]

Secondary punishment…

Jan.15, 2022 Washington Post (US) - Lizzie Johnson and William Wan The ethics of a second chance: Pig heart transplant recipient stabbed a man seven times years ago Here’s an excellent introduction to the question of secondary punishments.  … [Read more...]

Baby deaths…

Jan 13, 2022 Blogger Russell Webster (UK) A Baby Never Forgotten. A Tribute to Brooke Leigh Powell by Dr. Lucy Baldwin and Louise Powell This article and the link is most unusual.  Sometimes we can find the worse of our humanity at the edges of … [Read more...]

Orange Delight…

Sept 25, 2021 –  Sept 30 – National Day for Truth and Reconciliation September 30 marks #OrangeShirtDay and the first National Day for #TruthAndReconciliation. We wear orange to remember the Indigenous children who were sent to Residential … [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...]

Overcoming the system…

July 5, 2021 CBC News – Desmond Brown Sexually assaulted at 8, incarcerated 4 times and lost the will to live — how this woman found her stars - ‘Just everywhere I went there was ... something going on with being a victim,’ Jessica Compton … [Read more...]

House of Hate…

Mar 3, 2021 MacLean’s – Justin Ling Houses of hate: How Canada's prison system is broken - Dangerous, racist and falling apart. By nearly every metric, the nation's penal system is not just failing, it's making things worse. “In fact, by … [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...]

Youth in focus…

Oct 21, 2020 Campaign for Youth Justice (US) WINNING THE CAMPAIGN: State Trends in Fighting the Treatment of Children as Adults in the Criminal Justice System 2005 – 2020 The link gives both the current status and the trending in the way the … [Read more...]

Recovery…

Sept 19, 2020 Atkinson Foundation –Armine Yalnizyan, Laurell Ritchie, and Mary Gellatly with input from Colette Murphy, Garima Talwar Kapoor, Morna Ballantyne, Kerry McCuaig, and Nora  Cole Maximizing Potential Framework for Recovery in a Slow … [Read more...]