Effective, just and humane responses to the causes and consequences of crime

Archive for 2014

Bullying Prevention Strategies for Teachers

Teachers want to create an environment in their classrooms that is as conducive to learning as possible. Outside of the classroom, however, disruptive behaviours such as bullying can make it difficult for students to learn. Bullying also wears down a student’s sense of well-being and self-esteem, which can create feelings of isolation and disconnection from…

Read More

New JHSA Fundraiser – the Inca Trail!

NOTE: We regret to announce that, due to unforeseen circumstances, we have cancelled the Inca Trail fundraising event. If you have any questions about the event or its cancellation, please contact us. Our readers may recall our last travel-themed fundraiser that involved a climb up Mt. Kilimanjaro. Click here to read more about that successful…

Read More

Victims’ Rights and Bill C-32

The following essay was written by the Executive Director of the John Howard Society of Canada, Catherine Latimer. We are reprinting it here with her permission. VICTIMS BILL OF RIGHTS – BILL C-32 Addressing the Needs of Victims through the Criminal Justice System We all agree that both the direct and indirect victims of crime…

Read More

Kilimanjaro Fundraiser Update

TO DONATE TO THE CAMPAIGN NOW, CLICK HERE UPDATE, Feb. 21, 2014: We posted on this blog back in September that JHSA board members Karen and Stephen Davis decided to climb Mt. Kilimanjaro, and turn it into a fundraiser for us. TO DONATE TO THE CAMPAIGN NOW, CLICK HERE Stephen Davis sent us the following update…

Read More