Back in the 1940s, ’50s, and ’60s, Don Newman, now 78, who first got a job on the Hill as a young reporter for The Globe and Mail in 1969, remembers pushing past the crowd of drinkers in the Hot Room to file his stories.
The 43-year-old Independent Quebec Senator knows he’s been given a second chance and says he’s going to try to do the right thing over the next 32 years in the Senate. But one Indigenous source said it will 'take years and years of quiet, dedicated hard work at the grassroots level' for Sen. Patrick Brazeau to redeem himself with First Nations.
In his book, Down Inside: Thirty Years in Canada's Prison Service, former deputy warden Robert Clark says after spending 30 years working in some of Canada's most notorious prisons, humane treatment and rehabilitation is better than the tough-on-crime approach with prisoners. But he's not sure anyone's listening.
Child soldiers in conflicts around the world has exploded, but Roméo Dallaire's Child Soldiers Initiative is having a global impact on preventing the use of child soldiers. And it's the only initiative of its kind in the world.
Mohamed Fahmy, the dual Egyptian-Canadian former Al Jazeera journalist who was wrongfully incarcerated and spent more than a year in Cairo's Scorpion Prison, is lobbying the Trudeau government to enshrine in law protection for Canadian citizens imprisoned or detained abroad because it’s still discretionary.
Josh Wingrove talks about co-editing Sharp Wits & Busy Pens. 'It's about sharing our history, for better and for worse, at the 150th milestone. There's a lot to be proud of, and a lot to be excited for still.'