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...]

Screaming into silence…

July 2, 2021 McLean’s – Cindy Blackstock Screaming into silence – Cindy Blackstock: I believe those little spirits buried on the grounds of residential schools came to ensure the work gets done to end the injustices facing … [Read more...]

Decriminalize drugs…

June 25, 2021 Toronto Star – Francine Kopun Mayors of Ontario’s largest cities ask the federal and provincial governments to decriminalize controlled substances Faced with the largest number of overdose drug deaths to date, the mayors of … [Read more...]

Military justice slow and costly…

Jan 11, 2018 CTV News Report obtained by CTV News shows lack of confidence in military justice system An as yet unpublished but interim study of the Canadian military justice system insists that there is widespread lack of confidence in the … [Read more...]

A Better Man…

Nov. 26, 2017 Ottawa Citizen – Megan Gillis After domestic violence, is A Better Man possible? Filmmaker returns to Ottawa to find out A 79 minute documentary called A Better Man was screened in Ottawa last week as part of the Restorative … [Read more...]

UK prisons…

Nov 30, 2016 Ministry of Justice (UK) – Prison Reform Trust Prison Safety and Reform November 2016 The original report came out in early November and is available at … [Read more...]

Full Body scanners…

May 2, 2016 Ontario Government Ministry of Social and Correctional Services - Minister Yasir Naqvi Full-body Scanners to be installed in all Adult Correctional Facilities In the middle of some terrible conditions and continual disruptions, … [Read more...]

TRC…

     Dec 16, 2015 CBC News – Susana Mas Truth and Reconciliation final report charts path to 'true reconciliation' Justice Murray Sinclair is hoping for a new era in relationship with Canada’s First Nations.  In releasing the final … [Read more...]

Aboriginal justice…

    Aug. 16, 2015 The Pearson Centre for Progressive Policy – David Daubney Truth, Reconciliation and Prisons Citing a long standing over-representation of Aboriginals in Canada’s prisons, Daubney recalls the development of criminal justice … [Read more...]

No!

    June 5, 2015 New York Times – Op Ed Edward Snowden (June 5, 2015) Edward Snowden: The World Says No to Surveillance Snowden is celebrating “the power of an informed public” in what he views as a triumph for democracy when the people … [Read more...]