Human in there…

June 20, 2022  Human Rights Watch Organization Canada Canada: Abuse, Discrimination in Immigration Detention - Thousands Held; Systemic Change Needed In anticipation of the World Refugee Day (June 20) the Canadian Human rights Watch have issued a … [Read more...]

Changes…

Mar 3, 2022 Sudbury Star – Harold Carmichael Violent criminal has history of brain injuries, Sudbury hearing told - Crown wants Jean-Claude Breton declared a dangerous offender The link offers a view of the process of declaring an offender … [Read more...]

Law and Justice…

Feb 28, 2022 Winnipeg Free Press – Katie May Seeking a new system of peacemaking - Treaty 2 First Nations developing alternative system of law The Treaty 2 First Nations have a vision of justice based on the Anishinaabe traditions.  Chantell … [Read more...]

A new welcome…

Feb 24, 2022  Human Rights Watch (Canada) - It’s time for Canada to truly welcome people seeking safety or a better life Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch Canada have undertaken an effort to eliminate the use of jails and prisoner … [Read more...]

Continuum of care…

Sept 6, 2021  Lawyer’s Daily - Murray Fallis Prescription for public safety nightmare Fallis, a John Howard lawyer, is trying to draw attention to the deficiencies of the present release process for federal prisoners.  The releases often … [Read more...]

Smart Justice Ambassadors

Aug 31, 2021  WMDT TV / ABC News (Delaware) - Deana Harley Ambassadors... The American Civil Liberty Union of Delaware is looking for a few good men and women to be smart justice ambassadors.  The qualification the ACLU is looking for is people … [Read more...]

Eyes open…

May 19, 2021 CBC (BC) - Powerful anti-racism video encourages Asian Canadians to confront prejudice head-on Eyes Open video was produced for Asian Heritage Month “According to a report released in March by the Chinese Canadian National Council … [Read more...]

Childhood trauma…

Aug 16, 2020 Royal Gazette (Bermuda) – Victoria Greening Kindness in court: a novel approach The concern comes from the realization that childhood trauma is a major factor in children winding up in prison.  An approach called adverse childhood … [Read more...]

Oversight…

March 4, 2020 OPCAT and Office of the Correctional Investigator (Corrections Canada) The Argument for External Oversight of Federal Prisons – The New OCI Annual Report The Correctional Investigator is again urging the adoption of external … [Read more...]

Words tell you…

Aug 19, 2019 The Conversation – Fatemeh Torabi Asr The language gives it away: How an algorithm can help us detect fake news Here is an explanation of how computers can detect fake news using algorithms which Simon Fraser University suggests is … [Read more...]