Communities in Crisis: Canada’s Failing Report Card

By: Andrew Jamieson

There are fewer events that happen in life that are more shocking and confusing than the news of a suicide. Family and friends are left to grieve the loss of someone they loved with many lingering, unanswered questions as to why and how it happened. Recently the entire community of Attawapiskat, in northern Ontario, has … Continued

Lawyers Without Borders December Newsletter: Standing Rock

By: Natasha Puka

Amnesty International and the United Nations dispatch teams to Standing Rock Article 20 of The Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) protects the right to peaceful assembly and association. The ability to gather in the name of a common cause and protest is rooted in international humanitarian ideals of community, democracy and freedom of speech. … Continued

Canadians Deserve Better of Their Judges

By: Harrison Brown

In December 2015, Alberta Provincial Court Justice Redman made an interim order that a child, who identifies as female, stop wearing ‘feminine’ clothing in public. In February 2016, a second Provincial Court judge reviewed and continued the order. Most recently, in September 2016, Justice Krinke again reviewed and amended the order, requiring the parents to provide … Continued