What's New Archives

2016

RCMP pension plan discriminatory, female Mounties tell court
December 19, 2016 – CBC News – Paul Champ quoted


Ontario to hire more staff to help mentally ill inmates
December 16, 2016 – Ottawa Citizen – Paul Champ quoted


Grieving mom wants answers after son hangs himself in Ottawa jail
December 9, 2016 – CTV News – Paul Champ interviewed


Canadian military setting rules for dealing with child soldiers for Africa mission
December 1, 2016 – iPolitics – Paul Champ quoted


Energy sector views activists as a threat
November 13, 2016 – Globe and Mail – Paul Champ quoted


Long stay in solitary confinement could mitigate prosecution of Adam Capay
October 30, 2016 – Globe and Mail – Paul Champ quoted


Inmate placed in segregation as retaliation for suing Ottawa jail
October 28, 2016 – Ottawa Citizen – Paul Champ quoted


Ontario plan to reform solitary confinement falls short: critics
October 17, 2016 – Globe and Mail – Paul Champ quoted


Inmate beaten in Brockville jail sues province
September 25, 2016 – Ottawa Citizen – Paul Champ quoted


Canadian company accused of breaking Sudan arms embargo
September 13, 2016 – CBC News – Paul Champ quoted


Province denies abuse by Ottawa jail guards
September 13, 2016 – Ottawa Citizen – Paul Champ quoted


Ottawa police officer wins job back at Court of Appeal
August 17, 2016 – Ottawa Citizen – Paul Champ quoted


Canadian company breaking Sudan arms embargo
August 15, 2016 – CBC’s The Current – Paul Champ interviewed


Canadian firm shipped armored vehicles to Libya despite UN warnings
August 11, 2016 – CBC News – Paul Champ quoted


RCMP legal fund used to finance union drive
July 10, 2016 – Ottawa Citizen – Paul Champ quoted


Former inmate files lawsuit for assault by guards
July 7, 2016 – Ottawa Sun – Paul Champ quoted


Drug users need to be helped, not punished: advocates
June 23, 2016 – Ottawa Citizen – Paul Champ quoted


Defence Minister in conflict of interest, says lawyers
June 21, 2016 – National Post – Paul Champ quoted


Man imprisoned and tortured in UAE grateful to return to Canada
June 21, 2016 – National Post – Paul Champ quoted


Canadian military police terrorized prisoners, documents indicate
June 20, 2016 – National Post – Paul Champ quoted


Canadian acquitted of charges in UAE remains in custody
May 30, 2016 – Globe and Mail – Paul Champ quoted


Ontario Bar Association – Update on Human Rights law conference
May 30, 2016 – Christine Johnson panellist


Inmates pursue class action over deplorable conditions at Ottawa jail
May 25, 2016 - Ottawa Citizen – Paul Champ quoted


Ontario has no plans to stop using mental illness as reason for solitary confinement
May 5, 2016 – Global News – Christine Johnson interviewed


Liberals petitioned to hold inquiry into Afghan torture allegations
April 26, 2016 – Globe and Mail – Paul Champ quoted


Parliament hears testimony on Bill C-7 to unionize RCMP
April 19, 2016 - Public Safety and National Security Committee - Paul Champ testimony


RCMP union bill could be amended to drop changes to health benefits
April 19, 2016 – CBC News – Paul Champ quoted


Miscarriage is a disability protected by human rights law
April 13, 2016 – CBC’s Ontario Today – Christine Johnson interviewed


Air Canada’s use of no-fly list probed by Human Rights Tribunal
March 21, 2016 – National Post – Paul Champ quoted


Terror charges downgraded against Canadian businessman detained in UAE
March 21, 2016 – Globe and Mail – Paul Champ quoted


Legislative changes may hide RCMP misconduct
March 14, 2016 – CBC News – Paul Champ quoted


Shocking stats for solitary confinement at Ottawa jail
March 2, 2016 – Ottawa Sun – Christine Johnson and Paul Champ quoted


Data reveal shocking numbers of Ontario inmates in solitary confinement
March 1, 2016 – Toronto Star – Paul Champ quoted


Canadian held in UAE severely beaten and abused
February 26, 2016 – Toronto Star – Paul Champ quoted


United Nations calls on UAE to release tortured prisoners, including Canadian citizen
February 15, 2016 – National Post – Paul Champ quoted


Student files human rights complaint against Catholic school board
February 8, 2016 – Globe and Mail – Paul Champ quoted


Lawyer calls on Canada to secure release of Salim Alaradi
February 8, 2016 – CBC News – Paul Champ quoted


Canadian businessman detained in UAE terror case pleads not guilty
January 18, 2016 – Globe and Mail – Paul Champ quoted


Canadian government requests presence at trial of Canadian citizen in UAE
January 14, 2016 – CBC News – Paul Champ quoted


Torture evidence triggers stepped up efforts to free jailed Windsor man
January 8, 2016 – Windsor Star – Paul Champ quoted


Senate HR director fights for job after being fired without cause
January 6, 2016 – Globe and Mail – Paul Champ quoted


Family of Salim Alaradi alleges Canada withheld evidence of torture
January 3, 2016 – Globe and Mail – Paul Champ quoted