Caged in Canada, part 1

While Canada is celebrated as a safe haven for refugees, hundreds of unwanted immigrants languish in jails across the country.

Posted:
March 28, 2017
Article source:
Toronto Star

CCRC's 2017 Federal Budget Analysis

An analysis by the Canadian Coalition for the Rights of Children shows how the 2017 federal budget will affect children and their families.

Posted:
March 28, 2017
Article source:
Canadian Coalition for the Rights of Children (CCRC)

Study to examine resilience of victims of violent crime

The study, conducted by researchers from Algonquin College and the U. of Ottawa, is asking participants how they coped after trauma and tragedy, and how they found support and inner strength.

Posted:
March 28, 2017
Article source:
The Globe and Mail

The 2017 Federal Budget and Income Security

The Income Security Advocacy Centre says the federal Budget announced on March 22 does very little to address the poverty and income inequality that Canadians are experiencing right now.

Posted:
March 24, 2017
Article source:
Income Security Advocacy Centre (ISAC)

ISAC's Media & Policy News: 24 March 2017

The Income Security Advocacy Centre's bulletin includes news, updates, reports, and events from Ontario, across Canada, and around the world.

Posted:
March 24, 2017
Article source:
Income Security Advocacy Centre (ISAC)

Supreme Court loosens grounds for bail pending appeal of a conviction

The decision could affect hundreds of convicted offenders each year across Canada, according to the Criminal Lawyers' Association.

Posted:
March 24, 2017
Article source:
The Globe and Mail

Federal budget vows $100-million for strategy on gender-based violence

Wednesday's federal budget also proposes $2.7-million over five years for education, ethics, and conduct programs for Canadian judges, including training.

Posted:
March 23, 2017
Article source:
The Globe and Mail

To fix the sexual assault unfounded rate, start right here: Globe editorial

Canadian police dismiss 1 in 5 cases as unfounded, one result of which is that many women choose not to report sexual assaults to police out of fear they will not be taken seriously.

Posted:
March 22, 2017
Article source:
The Globe and Mail

Ottawa pushed to collect data on unfounded sex-assault cases

The committee specifically recommended that Statistics Canada resume collecting national numbers on unfounded cases of sexual offences, which it stopped collecting in 2006.

Posted:
March 21, 2017
Article source:
The Globe and Mail

Gender-based violence report urges mandatory training for judges, RCMP

The 45 recommendations focused on campus sexual assault, harassment in public, cyberviolence, and better treatment by the justice system of those reporting gender-based violence and sexual assault.

Posted:
March 21, 2017
Article source:
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC)