Category Archives: Crime

Fresh calls to scrap temporary foreign worker program after landmark ruling

Rights groups are calling of the scrapping of Harper government’s controversial temporary foreign worker program after the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario found Presteve Foods Limited discriminated against two women from Mexico working under the program and awarded the complainants

Harper’s policies making prison inmates more violent, society less safe, correctional officers tell voters

Prime Minister Stephen Harper is deceiving the public about being tough on crime, according to the union representing Canadian correctional officers who claim that the Conservative government’s budget cuts to inmate training programs are making penitentiaries more violent for the

Mexico’s press goes to town after Canadian mining CEO admits ‘good relationship’ with drug cartels

The admission by a CEO of a Canadian mining company to having a “good relationship” with drug cartels in Mexico has received widespread coverage in the Mexican press.  “The cartels are active down there…Generally, we’ve had a good relationship with

It is not safe to be an indigenous woman or girl in Canada right now

By Leah Gazan Member of Wood Mountain Lakota Nation, and Faculty of Education, University of Winnipeg It has been 44 years since the brutal murder of Helen Betty Osborne, in which the Aboriginal Justice Implementation Commission concluded that racism, sexism,