Media Release – UN Review Should Urge Canada To Reform Immigration Detention System

MEDIA RELEASE EMBARGOED UNTIL 6:0o AM EST October 5, 2017 UN Review Should Urge Canada To Reform Immigration Detention System Joint Submission to UN by HR Groups Says Treatment of Children and Persons with Mental Health Conditions Violates International Obligations Toronto, October 5, 2017 — A United Nations review of Canada’s human rights record should […]

The Other Kids of 311 Jarvis

-by Niamh Harraher, Staff Lawyer and Jeffrey Rosekat, Chair of JFCY Board of Directors The prevailing wind of federal government policy and much media discourse seems focused on presenting youth as dangerous, out of control and in need of a highly punitive justice system. David Bruser’s series on the kids of 311 Jarvis Street which […]