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...]

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...]

Voice of Fire…

Aug 19, 2022 Just published:  Our Voice of Fire: A Memoir of a Warrior Rising - Brandi Morin (House of Anansi Press, 2022) This book, also available as an e-book, is an excellent resource around the impact of the cultural genocide against the … [Read more...]

Grotesque greed…

Aug 10, 2033 (Last newsletter advertised the availability of a British Lancet article entitled “Social thinning and stress generation after childhood mistreatment: a neurocognitive social transactional model of psychiatric vulnerability” by … [Read more...]

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...]

To do’s…

Aug 5, 2022 Global News – Heidi Lee What comes after Pope Francis’ apology? Here’s what advocates say “Apologies to me are not about words. Most importantly, they’re about actions,” Blackstock, the executive director of the First … [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...]

Mother’s Day…

May 6, 2022 Globe and Mail – Patrick White ‘Shocking and shameful’: For the first time, Indigenous women make up half the female population in Canada’s federal prisons While the 50 /50 split in federally incarcerated women between … [Read more...]

On-line…

May 2, 2022 The Conversation (Queen’s) - F. Haider Alvi,  Deborah Hurst,  Janice Thomas,  Martha Cleveland-Innes Four lessons from online learning that should stick after the pandemic Lots of parents and educators as well as social media … [Read more...]

Where’s the money?

April 11, 2022 National Magazine  / Canadian Bar Association – Dale Smith Budget 2022: What's in it for justice - Federal budget promises more superior court judges, legal aid. This week’s federal budget seems to have some money for more … [Read more...]