Lynn McDonald is professor emerita of sociology and a former member of Parliament (New Democratic Party). Her private member’s bill, the Non-smokers’ Health Act, 1988, was the first legislation in the world to establish smoke-free work and public places.

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It is time to end solitary confinement

It is widely agreed that Canada’s use of solitary confinement is excessive, in both federal (inmates with sentences of two years or more) and provincial prisons (under two years). I choose to use the term …

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