5 C’s…

Sept 23, 2022 Passblue - Laura E. Kirkpatrick ‘You Owe Us’: Youths Tell World Leaders at UN to Get All Kids Back in School Here’s the revised suggested fundamental curriculum for schooling – from reading, writing and arithmetic to … [Read more...]

New wine…

July 11, 2022 The Conversation (Queen’s) - Chief Mi’sel Joe, Dorothy Vaandering, Rosemary Ricciardelli,  Sulaimon Giwa, Sylvia Moore Two-eared listening is essential for understanding restorative justice in Canada This is a timely reminder … [Read more...]

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...]

Accountable…

June 23, 2022  Toronto Star Editorial (June 20, 2022) Holding officers to account - When a police service fails to police fairly and without bias, it betrays not just those caught in such discriminatory practices but all citizens. “Changing the … [Read more...]

Do you trust…

June 16, 2022  The Conversation (Queen’s) – Colette Brin and Sébastien Charlton Canadians’ trust in the news media hits a new low The article is a Canadian commentary on the Reuter’s Digital News Report produced by Oxford University … [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...]

Why pay?

April 4, 2022 CBC News – Catharine Tunney As Mounties celebrate pay raise, municipalities look to upcoming budget for federal help - As of April 1, constables can make more than $106K — a jump of $20K The news may be a good news / bad news … [Read more...]

A tragic loss…

Mar 16, 2022  Waterloo Record – Paige Desmond The end of a crime prevention era - Region, nation losing ground breaking Waterloo Region Crime Prevention Council The short-sighted failure to fund the Crime Prevention Council speaks volumes … [Read more...]

RJ in practice…

Mar 11, 2022  CBC News – Haley Ryan Spouse of Portapique gunman to have criminal charge resolved - Lisa Banfield was one of 3 people charged with providing ammunition to gunman Lisa Banfield was charged with supplying ammunition to the … [Read more...]

Known but idle solutions…

Jan 31, 2022  CBC News – Josh Hoffman N.S. man who struggled with mental health says he needed something other than jail - Collins Ellison shared his ‘entirely negative’ experiences with Halifax police while he was homeless This link is to … [Read more...]