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...]

Hiccups…

Mar 30, 2022 Lawyer’s Daily – John Hill Delays in prison justice, revisited Hill responds to a response from Corrections Canada to the suggestion that CSC has unreasonable delays in answering complaints from persons imprisoned.  After listing … [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...]

Human rights and …

Aug 13, 2021 Lawyer’s Daily – Amanda Jerome Ontario human rights body’s framework on racism in policing supports A2J: chief commissioner Released July 29, the ten step report seeks to address what “outgoing chief commissioner Ena Chadha … [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...]

Honour…

July 13, 2021 The Conversation (Canada) - Anne Levesque Honour those found at residential schools by respecting the human rights of First Nations children today Levesque is an assistant professor of law at the University of Ottawa and outlines at … [Read more...]

TRC score – 8/94

July 7, 2021  Yellowhead Institute - Eva Jewell and Ian Mosby SPECIAL REPORT: Calls to Action Accountability: A 2020 Status Update on Reconciliation This link offers a badly needed perspective on just what has been accomplished among the 94 recs … [Read more...]

Seriously?

May 31, 2021  Vancouver Sun Remains of 215 children found at former Kamloops residential school: First Nation - Students were sent to the school from as far away as Penticton, Hope, Mount Currie, Lillooet and even outside the province. The … [Read more...]

Two sides of honor…

Mar 7, 2019 Toronto Star - Tanya Talaga The rightful honouring of Ed Metatawabin by a two-sided Canada Here is a rather pointed contrast and equally pointed explanation why there remains obstacles to the resolution of the Indigenous residential … [Read more...]

The struggle with history…

Aug 19, 2018  Toronto Star – Thomas Rohner Video shows officers punching and kicking this Inuk man on three separate occasions. Advocates warn his case is part of a trend This article points to a disturbing increase in unnecessary, and … [Read more...]