Oct 2, 2023 – Progress…

Oct 2, 2023 – Progress…   CTV - Gov. Gen. Mary Simon on Canada's progress to reconciliation: Full interview | CTV's Question Period An almost 12 minute video in which Canada’s Governor General reflects on the progress of the resolution … [Read more...]

Sept 28, 2023 – Dysfunction…

Sept 28, 2023 – Dysfunction… Toronto Star – Daniel Brown Our justice system has lurched into total dysfunction - Ontario seems keen on keeping its court system in a perpetual state of semi-starvation through chronic underfunding while relying on … [Read more...]

Second chances…

Sept 30, 2022 Toronto Star - Emilie Coyle, Pamela Cross, Pam Hrick Sealing criminal records of marginalized people will improve many lives - When we use criminal records to determine suitability for jobs, housing and volunteering, we recreate … [Read more...]

Papal apology…

Aug. 1, 2022 Toronto Star – Allan Woods ‘A deep hole’ — Murray Sinclair, Romeo Saganash harshly criticize Pope’s apology - Francis didn’t acknowledge Catholic Church’s leading role in residential schools, says senator who chaired the Truth and … [Read more...]


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...]

Statscan crime

July 29, 2021  Government of Canada – Statistic Canada Incident-based crime statistics, by detailed violations, Canada, provinces, territories and Census Metropolitan Areas The report (released July 27, 2021) covers 2016-2020 and is measured on … [Read more...]

Hurry up!

Feb 29, 2020 Toronto Star - Warren (Smokey) Thomas, Contributor and president of the Ontario Public Service Employees Union Ford hires U.S. firm to push Ontarians off welfare A hit team against the poor and vulnerable? A US company will get paid … [Read more...]

Abused in jail…

Feb 28, 2019 CBC News – Samantha Craggs Half of Canada's prisoners were abused as children, McMaster study suggests This report supplements a truth etching its way in the US penology literature: namely that a considerable number of incarcerated … [Read more...]

Reconciliation is harder…

Nov 9, 2017 Canadian Center for Policy Alternatives – Senator Murray Sinclair The truth is hard. Reconciliation is harder. The link is a 50 minute and powerful speech by Sinclair celebrating the 20th Anniversary of the CCPA BC office.  The topic … [Read more...]

A stretch?

Oct 11, 2017 Globe and Mail – Liam Casey / The Canadian Press Manslaughter charges against alleged fentanyl dealers piling up across Canada Police forces across the country have begun, in an effort to stem deaths from overdoses of fentanyl, to lay … [Read more...]