New measures…

Nov. 23, 2022  APRT Report / Justice Teams Network (US) Interrupting Intimate Partner Violence – A Guide for Community Responses without Police This report is a startling presentation around intimate partner violence acknowledging the … [Read more...]

One of our best…

Nov. 17, 2022  The Reverend Dr. James V. Scott, O.C. Toronto, Ontario Jamie, who is to receive the Order of Canada, has been a tireless champion for both the Church Council on Justice and Corrections and the Smart Justice Network.  The … [Read more...]

Proposed Watchers…

Nov 10, 2022 CBC News – Brett Forester Chief backs call for Indigenous representation on proposed RCMP, CBSA watchdog - ‘It’s time that governments woke up and smell the coffee and begin to seriously engage Indigenous people' There is a … [Read more...]

On progress…

Oct 3, 2022 CBC News - Truth and Reconciliation Count Beyond 94 – Truth and Reconciliation in Canada The link is to a program tracking the responses to the 94 recommendations from the Truth and Reconciliation Commission.  “The site provides … [Read more...]

Who’s listening…

Aug 16, 2022 Toronto Star Editorial (Aug 11, 2022) Policing police data collection - It's time to regulate the police collection of data including emails, text messages and image from cellphones and other devices Privacy practice in Canada is … [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...]

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...]

Review miscarriages…

May 18, 2022 Globe and Mail – Patrick White Senators call for exoneration of 12 Indigenous women who endured ‘systemic inequality’ in Canada’s criminal justice system Is it possible that in Canada there could be a gross miscarriage of … [Read more...]

Re-entry jobs…

May 13, 2022 Lawyer’s Daily – John Hill Finding a job for ex-con… This link elaborates on the difficulty of all formerly incarcerated persons in getting employment once released.  There is usually a question on a job app about criminal … [Read more...]

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...]