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...]

Delay…

June 17, 2022 CBC News (NB) – Bobbi-Jean MacKinnon Civil, family trials to be adjourned because of 'unprecedented' number of jury trials - Court of Queen's Bench of New Brunswick also plans to suspend small claims appeals for 2022, memos … [Read more...]

Mother’s Day…

May 6, 2022 Globe and Mail – Patrick White ‘Shocking and shameful’: For the first time, Indigenous women make up half the female population in Canada’s federal prisons While the 50 /50 split in federally incarcerated women between … [Read more...]

Pardons, suspensions, sequestering…

April 27, 2022 University of Toronto – Compiled from Criminological Highlights by Maria Jung (Ryerson University), Jane B. Sprott (Ryerson University) and Anthony N. Doob (University of Toronto). Evaluating the Benefits of Pardons: An Overview … [Read more...]

Sequestering criminal records…

Apr 25, 2022 Smart Justice Network Canada received the following invitation last week and we will respond with two experienced Network partners.  However, we would also like to let our readers know of this event and suggest that you or your group … [Read more...]

Police reform…

Mar 10, 2022 Blogger Russell Webster (UK) Strategic review of policing proposes fundamental reform - New Police Foundation report into future of policing proposes most fundamental reform for a generation This is the third of a series of reports … [Read more...]

Who’s listening?

Jan 18, 2022 All night buses for housing The most recent deep cold in Toronto led to a warning declaration by the city and the use of city buses overnight for protection by some homeless people, where kindly bus drivers allowed, drawing attention … [Read more...]

Home…

Aug 27, 2021 Canadian Observatory on Homelessness, Blue Door The Future of Men’s Supportive Housing in York Region: An Exploratory Study Blue Door of York Region has partnered with Homeless Hub to research two questions in chronic and episodic … [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...]

Blueprint for change…

June 30, 2021 Senate of Canada – Standing Committee on Human Rights Human Rights of Federally-Sentenced Persons - The human rights of people serving sentences must be at the heart of Canada’s correctional system if its goals of safety, … [Read more...]