Tag Archive: John Howard Society

Our 200th post!

September 23, 2022

Post #200 500 words; 2 minutes to read Audio summary by volunteer Hannah Lee. This blog started 5 years ago as an experiment.  Was there a place for a Canadian online publication that addressed important issues in criminal justice, especially...

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Youth and bail in Ontario – more progress needed

March 25, 2022

Post # 188 1000 words; 5 minutes to read Audio summary courtesy of volunteer Averi Brailey. Far fewer young people are being arrested and detained in Canada today thanks to the changes made in the Youth Criminal Justice Act (YCJA)...

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John Howard Canada 5 Point Plan to Improve Corrections

February 15, 2022

Post #186 870 words; 4 minutes to read This summary prepared by volunteer Jamie Davison. The John Howard Society has a long standing 5-Point Plan to improve the corrections system in Canada. This post provides a summary of key issues...

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Need more innovation in prisons

January 10, 2022

Post #184 650 words; 3 minutes to read   This audio summary courtesy of volunteer Averi Brailey. A slightly different version of this piece appeared initially on Dec 14 in The Lawyer’s Daily.  https://www.thelawyersdaily.ca/articles/32171 Murray Fallis is a lawyer with John Howard...

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Action on Solitary Confinement

November 29, 2020 | , , , , , ,

Post # 157 For the last two weeks, John Howard Canada has partnered with several other organizations to promote awareness of the problem of solitary confinement in Canada’s prisons.  Notwithstanding several court decisions and new legislation last year, the problems...

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Canadian work on criminal justice

July 31, 2020 |

800 words; 4 minutes to read This blog has had an emphasis on reporting Canadian work on criminal justice issues.  Because of the domination of our media – whether news, entertainment or social media – by the United States, many...

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From Riches to Restorative Justice

June 25, 2020

By Joseph Grmovsek 1270 words; 5 minutes to read I was torn about how to begin this article.  Do I grab the attention of readers by describing the story behind my decade-and-a-half career insider trading in Canada and the United...

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