No guns, please…

June 2, 2022 CTV News – Jim Bronskill, Canadian Press National handgun freeze key feature of new firearm-control bill The Trudeau government has introduced new gun control legislation that puts the focus on the importation of handguns, long … [Read more...]

Punishment and more…

May 27, 2022  The Conversation – (Queen’s University) - Jessica Templem Punishment vs. deportation: What we can learn from the case of the truck driver in the Humbolt Broncos bus crash The title of this article may be somewhat confusing … [Read more...]

At last…

Jan. 6, 2022 CBC News - Olivia Stefanovich and Nick Boisvert Ottawa releases early details of landmark $40B First Nations child welfare agreement - Agreement still needs sign-off from Canadian Human Rights Tribunal and Federal Court The federal … [Read more...]

Prisoner Justice Day…

Aug. 9, 2021 Prisoner Justice Day.Ca - Aug 10, Prisoner Justice Day Here’s a complete history of the event and its historic roots – commemorating the death of Eddie Nalon.  “On August 10th 1974, prisoner Eddie Nalon bled to death in the … [Read more...]

Hatred…

May 29, 2021 The Conversation (Queen’s University, Canada) - Izzeldin Abuelaish Why hatred should be considered a contagious disease This commentary is offered in the context of the Palestinian / Jewish conflict but can obviously be … [Read more...]

Repairing harm…

April 14, 2021 Toronto Star – Rachel Mendleson Woman wrongfully convicted over flawed Motherisk evidence acquitted by Ontario court Joyce Hayman has endured 23 years before this week the Ontario Court of Appeal overturned her conviction for … [Read more...]

First responders…

Nov. 15, 2020 Toronto Star - Rachel Collier Health PEI ignores recommendation, adds police to mobile mental health units The decision in PEI marks a sharping of the focus for the composition of first response team when mental health is the primary … [Read more...]

Guns, still…

May 5, 2020 Toronto Star – Wendy Gillis Assault weapons ban ‘significant,’ but handguns the key to Toronto gun violence, say advocates Reactions to the federal government’s plans to ban assault weapons have been varied.  The vast majority … [Read more...]

Still delays…

Jan 3, 2020 Toronto Star Editorial (Jan 2, 2020) The Ford government should invest in Ontario’s outmoded courts The editorial recalls the effort by the Supreme Court to prompt additional resources to lower courts by establishing time frames … [Read more...]

Where to stand on guns?

Mar 18, 2018 CTV News - Don Martin Gun bill could become ammunition for the opposition Martin is anticipating a new piece of legislation next week on guns following the recent summit on guns and gangs.  The new legislation will out the purchase … [Read more...]