Better neighbours…

Sept 26, 2022 Governor Jay Inslee (Washington State) How Norwegian prisons prepare inmates to become better neighbors “Much about Norway’s famous prisons stands in contrast to American impressions of incarceration. The opinion of the Norwegian … [Read more...]

Prison death…

Aug.29, 2022 CBC News – Shanifa Nasser They wanted justice for their mentally ill loved one who died in jail. Now those hopes are crushed - 'The system has a double standard: one for us Canadians, and the rest for law enforcement,' says Yusuf … [Read more...]

Voice of Fire…

Aug 19, 2022 Just published:  Our Voice of Fire: A Memoir of a Warrior Rising - Brandi Morin (House of Anansi Press, 2022) This book, also available as an e-book, is an excellent resource around the impact of the cultural genocide against the … [Read more...]

To do’s…

Aug 5, 2022 Global News – Heidi Lee What comes after Pope Francis’ apology? Here’s what advocates say “Apologies to me are not about words. Most importantly, they’re about actions,” Blackstock, the executive director of the First … [Read more...]

Social norms…

June 28, 2022  Toronto Star – Nicholas Keung Canada’s racist social norms — and how we can change them - A ground breaking study into the social norms around racist demeanours may lie the secret of tackling racism by addressing those … [Read more...]

Accountable…

June 23, 2022  Toronto Star Editorial (June 20, 2022) Holding officers to account - When a police service fails to police fairly and without bias, it betrays not just those caught in such discriminatory practices but all citizens. “Changing the … [Read more...]

Human in there…

June 20, 2022  Human Rights Watch Organization Canada Canada: Abuse, Discrimination in Immigration Detention - Thousands Held; Systemic Change Needed In anticipation of the World Refugee Day (June 20) the Canadian Human rights Watch have issued a … [Read more...]

UN and Canadian children…

June 12, 2022 CTV News – Laura Osman, Canadian Press Urgent measures must be taken to ensure rights of Canadian children: UN committee Canada is currently undergoing a review under agreement with the United Nations on the way Canada treats its … [Read more...]

Police and human rights…

June 9, 2022 Toronto Star – Rachel Mendleson & Steve Buist Police across Canada repeatedly violating citizen rights, Torstar investigation finds The Toronto Star has a series of three articles called ‘Unchartered,’ first running today … [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...]