Justice & Crime

Canadians pride themselves on having a justice system that works well. At its centre is the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms. Canada needs to get real on crime, not soft nor mindlessly tough on crime. The objective has to be reducing crime while increasing the safety of Canadians.

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Y4C: Year 4 Conference – Tying up loose ends, Nov 26

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The Year 4 Conference….Y4C   We want to invite you to be part of an important conference this fall – one that focuses on Year 4 of the current Parliament. What do you want to see the government and opposition parties accomplish?  Join us on Nove …

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Future of Work / Combating Racism; Halifax April 19-20

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Halifax Roundtables / Tables rondes à Halifax All welcome… Thursday / JeudiThe Future of Work Thursday, April 19, 2018; 1:00 – 2:30 pm   L’avenir du travail Le jeudi 19 avril, 2018 ; 13h00 – 14h30   Friday / Vendredi Combating Hate & Racism Friday, …

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Women Politicians & Social Media, March1

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Women Politicians & Social Media   Thursday March 1, 8:00 to 10:00 am Sir John A. Macdonald Building – Room 200, 144 Wellington Street, Ottawa   Doors will open at 7:30 am (Please arrive early to clear security!)   A discussion with Parli …

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Lack of consensus on racism troubling – Cardozo

By Andrew Cardozo

Opinion Lack of consensus on racism is troubling Feb. 19, 2018  The Hill Times Hopefully the government will create a new anti-racism strategy that addresses a range of issues from the criminal justice system to the work of cultural agencies and nation …

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Pearson Centre Discussion on Income Security Reform in Ontario

By Terrance Hunsley, Senior Fellow, The Pearson Centre

On December 5, 2017; The Pearson Centre welcomed George Thomson to talk about the recently-tabled report of the advisory groups to the Ontario government, on income security reform. We were hosted by the Somerset West Community Health Centre in Ottawa. …

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Futures Entwined: Nation State & Welfare State – Hunsley

By Terrance Hunsley

First in a Series It was a nice little quip for amateur philosophers. In Nixon’s 1972 visit to China, Premier Zhou Enlai was asked about the French Revolution and the development of democracy, and was reported to have replied “..it is too early to say. …

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Avancons / Moving Forward: Disability Strategy

By The Every Canadian Counts Coalition

English follows the French. A noter: La coalition de Chaque canadien compte est en train de promouvoir l’adoption d’une stratégie nationale pour les personnes handicapées. Le format de leur document aurait changer un peu sur notre site. – Terrance Huns …

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1.Future of Work/ 2.Combating Hate (Vancouver Nov16)

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INVITATION to TWO ROUNDTABLES 9:30 – 11:30 am Roundtable on Combating Hate: Respecting diversity, overcoming discrimination and hate; 12:00–1:30 pm Roundtable on The Future of Work Preparing for the world of less full time jobs, the “Gig Economy”, high …

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Sixties Scoop court decision reveals problems – Hunsley

By Terrance Hunsley (Senior Fellow, The Pearson Centre)

The federal government recently announced a fund to compensate indigenous people who as children were taken from their families and put up for adoption by non-indigenous families. It was in response to a class action court case filed on behalf of about …

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Multiculturalism: indissociable et indélébile – O’Neill

By Mark O'Neill

(The English follows) Il s’est écoulé 46 ans depuis l’adoption d’une politique officielle, 35 ans depuis que celle-ci a été répercutée dans la Charte des droits et libertés et 29 ans depuis une proclamation en vertu d’une loi du Parlement. Certains se …

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