Trauma and more…

Aug. 8, 2022  The Lancet: Psychiatry (England’s medical journal) Prof Eamon McCrory, PhD.  DClinPsy.,   Lucy Foulkes, Ph D.,  Prof Essi Viding, Ph D. (All three authors are at the Division of Psychology and Language Sciences, University … [Read more...]

Automatism…

May 16, 2022  CBC News – Meghan Grant Supreme Court rules extreme intoxication defence available for violent crimes in Alberta, Ontario decisions - Judges call for clarifying law around extreme intoxication defence in cases of violent … [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...]

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...]

Can we last?

April 7, 2022 United Nations – IPCC Climate Change 2022: Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability “The Working Group II contribution to the IPCC Sixth Assessment Report assesses the impacts of climate change, looking at ecosystems, biodiversity, … [Read more...]

Canadian freedoms

Mar 7, 2022 Ottawa Citizen – Lawrence Greenspon Using the federal Emergencies Act — Unfortunately, Canadians are always willing to trade away their freedoms - It was wholly unnecessary for Trudeau to use this legislation during the trucker … [Read more...]

Changes…

Mar 3, 2022 Sudbury Star – Harold Carmichael Violent criminal has history of brain injuries, Sudbury hearing told - Crown wants Jean-Claude Breton declared a dangerous offender The link offers a view of the process of declaring an offender … [Read more...]

Second chance…

Feb 10, 2022 CBC News In 13th day of protest, police warn of arrests, charges for those blocking streets - City of Ottawa also increases fines for noise, idling, fires to $1,000 One inevitable reaction of an annoyed public is why it is taking 13 … [Read more...]

Action!

Sept 16, 2021 Amnesty International - Ketty Nivyabandi, Secretary General, Amnesty International Canada Call on Your Candidates to Act for Reconciliation with Indigenous Peoples Amnesty wants Canadian voters to ask now what the political parties … [Read more...]

No family…

June 9, 2021  A twitter from Amira Elghawaby Statement from the Afzal family who have lost four family members in hate attack… A statement no one should ever have to write.  … [Read more...]