Peacebuilders Canada Blog

Peacebuilders Canada Endorses Bill C-5

Together with our community partners and expert advisors, Peacebuilders Canada has provided letters of endorsement to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights to support Bill C-5. Peacebuilders maintains that Bill C-5 is an important step to...

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Ontario Trillium Foundation Grow Grant Wrap-up Event

Peacebuilders Wraps Up Restorative Schools Project aimed at increasing Restorative Practices within Schools to Reduce Conflict and Suspensions TORONTO, ON – On Friday, Peacebuilders International (Canada) held a virtual wrap up of its three-year Restorative Schools...

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R v. Morris

Introduction The Ontario Court of Appeal has recently released its decision on the Morris appeal. This decision leaves the legal landscape largely unchanged in terms of how Black Canadians are to be sentenced but provides some clarity that legal professionals and...

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R v. CP

A recent Supreme Court of Canada ruling released in May, reinforces criminal justice inequality between youth and adults.  In the case of CP, the Supreme Court upheld a law that denies youth the same opportunities as adults to appeal their cases to the Supreme Court...

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R v. Anderson

Introduction As Ontarian legal professionals and community organizations waited in eager anticipation for the R v. Morris (“Morris") appeal decision, which now guides sentencing practices for Black Ontarians, the Nova Scotia Court of Appeal released its own decision...

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#PBListens: Building a Better Youth Court

Throughout the month of December, we continue to raise awareness about important issues in youth justice. Scroll the gallery below as we share stats, information and stories about access to justice issues for youth in Toronto. Click here to view the entire campaign on...

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Help us reach our December fundraising goal!

Giving Tuesday has come and gone, and once again the entire team at Peacebuilders is heartened by the overwhelming support of our community. We are especially excited to share with you the incredible generosity of one anonymous donor who has pledged to match all...

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Honouring the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

This past Monday marked the beginning of Truth and Reconciliation Week, a time for Canadians to learn more about the Residential School System and its impact on Indigenous peoples today, and how to participate in meaningful reconciliation. In honour of this week and...

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