Lingering…

Dec. 6, 2021 CBC News – Sidney King Jury delivers recommendations at inquest into 2015 death of Iqaluit man in Ontario prison After 74 days in solitary at Beaver Creek Institution, Mark King Jeffrey, serving life without parole for 14 years, … [Read more...]

Prison health…

Dec 3, 2021  CBC News – Jack Julian National advocacy group joins inmate's lawsuit alleging substandard medical care in prisons - 'We believe that this is throughout the federal prison system,' says John Howard Society John Howard Society is … [Read more...]

Give it up…

July 16, 2021 CBC News - Caitlyn Gowriluk Manitoba's Indigenous relations minister resigns from cabinet after premier's comments on colonial history Two days after Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister called colonial policies “well intentioned,” … [Read more...]

Rising…

March 28, 2021 Lawyer’s Daily - Ian Burns Correctional service response to COVID-19 violates rights of incarcerated persons, lawsuit alleges Seven prisoners, present and former, have filed a lawsuit claiming constitutional and human rights … [Read more...]

Far right…

Oct 4, 2020  CBC News – Mark Gollom  Trump's Proud Boys remark boosts far-right group's profile, including in Canada, experts say Canada has had repeated warnings about the growth of far-right and militarized groups to date.  It may surprise … [Read more...]

Policy may help…

Aug. 7, 2020 Edmonton Journal - Lauren Boothby Illicit drugs readily available at Edmonton Max, but drug treatment withheld: prison justice society John Howard Society reminds us that illicit drugs are readily available inside the prison, even … [Read more...]

Puzzling deaths…

    July 17, 2015  Toronto Star – Edward Keenan Saunders' comments belong in a police state  Keenan is talking about the lack of information available around the shooting death of two men at the hands of an armed private security guard at … [Read more...]

Polar opposites…

    Dec. 9, 2014  TedX Talks – Danny Graham Those least like us have the most to teach us (About Ourselves)  Danny is a defense lawyer, politician, RJ advocate, and most of all a father of a young son – Patrick - who is a Downs Syndrome … [Read more...]

Solitary, still…

   Dec 7, 2014 Globe and Mail – Editorial (Dec. 6, 2014) Corrections Canada failed Edward Snowshoe, and it knows it  The editorial identifies solitary confinement for the problem it is: healthy people get sick in it, and sick people … [Read more...]

Police checks…

   Dec 4, 2014  Toronto Star – Robert Cribb Province to legislate what police can disclose about innocent Ontarians  Long a sore point, the release of information about innocent individuals who have no convictions but are found for a … [Read more...]