Justin Piché is the publisher of the blog ‘Tracking Crime and Punishment in Canada,’ and is co-managing editor of the Journal of Prisoners on Prisons, or JPP.org. He is a PhD candidate in the ABD department of Sociology and Anthropology at Carleton University. He is the author of numerous papers dealing with prison policy in Canada, and the imprisonment of Canadians. His Master’s dissertation questioning restorative justice was awarded the Commission on Graduate Studies in Humanities Prize from the U. of Ottawa.
Justin Piché in the first half.
And; as the beach head community for hundreds of annual moorings, James Bay bears the brunt of environmental effects caused by titanic cruise ships, and the burden of massively increased traffic flow through its mainly residential streets. Dr. Brian Scarf is professor of Economics here at the University of Victoria, and is the lead author of a 70-plus page report facilitated by the James Bay Neighbourhood Association, titled, ‘Victoria as a Port-of-Call: the Costs and Benefits of Cruise Ship Visits.’
Dr. Brian Scarf in the second half.
And; Victoria Street Newz publisher and CFUV broadcaster, Janine Bandcroft will be here at the bottom of the hour to bring us news from the streets of the city and beyond. But first, Justin Piché and tracking crime and punishment in Canada now, and projecting it’s possible future trajectories.
Chris Cook hosts Gorilla Radio, airing live every Monday, 5-6pm Pacific Time. In Victoria at 101.9FM, 104.3 cable, and on the internet at: http://cfuv.uvic.ca. He also serves as a contributing editor to the web news site, http://www.pacificfreepress.com. Check out the GR blog at: http://GorillaRadioBlog.blogspot.com