Alternatives to Short-Term Incarceration in B.C.
This guide provides resources on the subject of Anti-Black Racism. It is not a comprehensive listing of sources, but rather a starting point from which you can begin your research according to your information needs. https://libguides.ufv.ca/antiblackracism/Home
Evan Huesken and his supervisor Michael Bryant – Chilliwack Parole Office Tripat Sandhu – Abbotsford Victim Services Beauty Hour Workshop facilitated by Ashley Toews – Elizabeth Fry Maida Duncan Drop-In Centre
Hayli Millar and Tamara O’Doherty. (2020). “Racialized, Gendered and Sensationalized: An examination of Canadian anti-trafficking laws, their enforcement and their representation”. Canadian Journal of Law and Society, 35(1):45-67. Abstract: In Canada, there are persistent allegations and some empirical evidence suggesting racialized police bias; certain (non-White) groups appear to face over-enforcement as criminal suspects and under-enforcement … Read more
The Pandemic Tests our Justice Institutions but the Hardest Challenges Have Yet to Come
Please find the reports here: https://www.ccja-acjp.ca/pub/en/justice-report/issue-34-3/ Jessica Jahn & Yvon Dandurand (2019). Any Progress Yet? The role of civil society in monitoring anti-human trafficking efforts, Justice Report, 34 (3): pp.21-24. Samantha de Vries (2019). International Cooperation Successfully Stops Prolific Child Sex Offenders, Justice Report, 34 (3): pp.44-47.
Please view the ebook here: unodc.org/documents/justice-and-prison-reform/18-02303_ebook.pdf
Release of the Indigenous Peoples Atlas of Canada https://www.cbc.ca/books/indigenous-peoples-atlas-of-canada-1.4850126
Independent analysis of police, fire, and ambulance calls for service demonstrates common patterns in emergency service activity. Targeted, place-focused interventions have been demonstrated to prevent future problems for emergency services. This research builds on these findings to examine the spatial and temporal intersection of police, fire, and ambulance incidents to explore the potential utility of … Read more
One of our new practicum positions that began this winter was set up as a collaboration with the City of Mission, Fire Department, and Victim Services/RCMP. It went great and we look forward to more students participating in this opportunity. Pictured below are Blaine Odenbach (Assistant Fire Chief, Fire Prevention/Emergency Program Coordinator, Mission Fire Rescue … Read more