Coming Back to Jail Book Launch

Elizabeth Comack is a professor of sociology and criminology at the University of Manitoba and a CCPA–MB research associate. Her book, Coming Back to Jail: Women, Trauma, and Criminalization, will be launched at McNally Robinson Booksellers Grant Park on...

Why the Pain For Women in Manitoba Jails

Author: Elizabeth Comack Despite declining crime rates, remand numbers across Canada are increasing. There are now more adults in provincial lockups on remand — i.e. not proven guilty of an offence — than have been sentenced. Manitoba has one of the highest remand...

MRA Fall Events – All are welcome!

The Manitoba Research Alliance has two exciting fall events! Please join us – RSVP info is below. November 14 from 12-1:30, 510 Selkirk Avenue – Social Impact Bonds (SIBs) are a mechanism to fund social programs. Come hear Dr. John Loxley discuss the use...

Refugee Resettlement Must Continue

By: Hani Al-Ubeady and Ray Silvius As the Syrian refugee crisis continues, so do Canada’s — and Manitoba’s — obligations toward refugee resettlement. With a reported 900 Syrians to arrive in Manitoba before the end of this year, what have we learned since last autumn?...