SQ Redux: Again they refuse to help

First, my apologies for my absence: first I got really really busy, then I got really really sick.

Everyone eventually (and really) wants to know about any current developments in Theresa’s case. Usually I can’t talk too much about that, but I am willing to discuss this:

Last summer an anonymous donor came forward offering $10,000 for information that might lead to solving my sister’s murder. The situation was sticky because in order to do rewards properly you usually need the help and cooperation of the local police authority, in this case, the Surete du Quebec (SQ). So I went to the SQ and asked if they’d be willing to work with us on this (answer phones, take tips, etc…).

There were a lot of opinions. The SQ was initially reluctant. They don’t like the idea of chasing down a lot of false leads and creating a lot of false hope. I tend to agree with them here; you offer strangers money and they are likely to say anything to please you and themselves. Also, it can be very traumatic for the family of victims to go through all that (the false hope).

Initially things were looking pretty good. Kim Rossmo weighed in indicating that the reward amount was in the right ballpark (not too big, not too small…). My SQ contact approached the SQ cold case squad and their initial feeling was that they would do it, they just wanted to check on a few things.  Well, last week I got the final word (that’s right, it took approximately 6 months to get a final answer out of them, no surprises there): they will not work with us on offering a $10,000 reward on the grounds that Theresa’s case “does not fit their criteria for rewards” because the SQ still regards the case as a “suspicious death”.

For those of you who have been playing along for the last ten years, you know how bitterly funny all this is. For those of you new to the case (and you can find a brief summary here on my Wikipedia page), let me explain it to you:  The SQ has long regarded the case a “suspicious death” because there is no primary evidence of a murder, but the SQ threw out all evidence from the case in 1983 (clothing) just five years after she died, when the case was still unsolved.

I hate having an adversarial relationship with the Quebec police, I really do. But they bring it on themselves. Their decision forces me (again) to work against them and offer a reward outside their circle of influence, thus inviting media scrutiny as to why we are not working together; and I guess ultimately, that’s fine with me: Media brings attention, and attention is the only thing that solves cold cases.

So I have a request in to Crimestoppers to see if they would be willing to administer the reward outside the influence of the SQ, but while I wait for a response, I ask you readers, what would you do in this situation?

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Normand Guérin released to half-way house two blocks away from one of his victims

Here’s a follow up on the Parole Board of Canada’s BRILLIANT decision to release Normand Guérin into a half-way house two blocks away from one of his victims….

Guérin’s accomplice in the 1979 murders of  Chantal Dupont and Maurice Marcil was Gilles Pimparé (I’ve written more about these murders here). Gilles Pimparé is still in prison. The last two decision registries I have from the Parole Board are from November 2010 and June 2011. Pimparé, who is now 57, had a long history of violence. In addition to the murders of Dupont and Marcil who were 14 and 15 at the time, Pimparé had been criminally active since age 13. His psychiatric evaluation in 2010 revealed that Pimparé was still sexually deviant, and a drug abuser. He had a high risk level to re-offend sexually and violently. The profile described him as a psychopath. Pimparé was found with pornographic  photos in his cell, many with a nude young woman posing in front of the Jacques Cartier bridge (the bridge where he and Guérin committed the 1979 murders). The parole board concluded that Pimparé was reluctant / immune to changing his behavior, and parole was denied.

In June 2011 Pimparé appealed the 2010 decision on the grounds of some legal errors, but the board dismissed his appeal and upheld the 2010 decision.

Pimparé is next up for review this October, 2012. The Parole Board will make its decision in November, 2012.

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Allocution de Senator Boisvenu: Bravo

Je dois dire que je suis impressionné. J’ai fait exactement ce qu’il a dit qu’il ferait, et en peu de temps. Et je suis d’accord, le Bloc a été rien d’autre qu’une mouche politique: Pas d’idées, pas de route pour sortir de ce pétrin. Bravo:

la Loi sur le système correctionnel et la mise en liberté sous condition

Montréal (Québec)
Le 15 juin 2010

Priorité au discours prononcé

• Mesdames et messieurs, bonjour. Je vous remercie de votre présence.

• J’aimerais tout particulièrement remercier les invités spéciaux de leur présence et de leur soutien à l’occasion de cette annonce.

• Je suis très fier d’être présent parmi vous aujourd’hui, en tant que membre de ce gouvernement qui croit, comme la majorité des Canadiens et les Canadiennes, que notre système correctionnel et notre système de libération conditionnelle doivent tenir compte de la sécurité de la population en premier lieu.

• Comme eux, je suis fier d’être membre de ce gouvernement qui, lorsqu’il a été élu pour la première fois, a promis aux Canadiens et aux Canadiennes qu’il adopterait une approche différente de celle du gouvernement précédent. Quand le Bloc affirme que notre gouvernement a un agenda caché en matière de justice et de sécurité publique, je me questionne toujours où était le Bloc lors des deux dernières campagnes électorales?

• Nous sommes d’avis que la population veut que la punition corresponde à la gravité du crime commis, et que les droits des victimes doivent avoir préséance sur les droits des criminels.

• Les victimes ont des attentes et souhaitent que le gouvernement respecte ses promesses, plus particulièrement celles de rendre nos quartiers plus sécuritaires et de garder en prison les criminels dangereux.

• La population canadienne demande plus de rigueur dans la réhabilitation des criminels et la reconnaissance du droit des victimes à prendre la parole. C’est ce que nous faisons. Les victimes ont une voix au Parlement, et il faut s’en réjouir.

• Je suis heureux de vous annoncer que notre gouvernement continue à respecter ses promesses. Aujourd’hui, nous avons présenté un important projet de loi visant à modifier les principes directeurs de la Loi sur le système correctionnel et la mise en liberté sous condition, et ainsi mettre fin à la mise en liberté anticipée automatique des criminels et accroître la rigueur dans la réhabilitation.

• Je vous rappelle que toutes les mesures annoncées aujourd’hui sont des mesures que j’ai défendues comme président fondateur de l’AFPAD.

• Le projet de loi a pour but d’assurer qu’un seul principe aura préséance sur tous les autres dans le système correctionnel actuel, y compris dans les décisions liées à la libération conditionnelle : LA PROTECTION DE LA SOCIÉTÉ.

• La « protection de la société » deviendra le principe directeur et l’objectif fondamental du système correctionnel et du système de libération conditionnelle. Les victimes pourront s’exprimer davantage et nos villes seront plus sécuritaires. Je vous rappelle que l’un des premiers principes de la Charte canadienne des droits et libertés est le droit à la sécurité. Nous allons le faire respecter.

• À l’heure actuelle, les criminels en cravate obtiennent une libération conditionnelle anticipée grâce à la procédure d’examen expéditif (à expliquer).
• Les criminels qui ont commis des crimes dites « non violentes » peuvent obtenir la semi-liberté après avoir purgé le sixième de leur sentence et la libération conditionnelle totale après le tiers de leur peine. Par conséquent, un fraudeur, un voleur ou un trafiquant de drogue risque fort d’être rencontré par la victime sur la rue plus tôt que prévu, beaucoup plus tôt. Cette situation frustre les juges et les policiers qui travaillent d’arrache-pied pour retirer ces mêmes criminels de la circulation.

• Même si la Commission des libérations conditionnelles croit que le criminel est susceptible de récidiver, elle est tenue de lui accorder la liberté.

• En vertu du système actuel, un criminel condamné à douze ans de prison est remis presqu’automatiquement en semi-liberté dans la collectivité après seulement deux ans d’incarcération et en liberté conditionnelle totale après seulement quatre ans.

• La population veut des changements et c’est ce à quoi notre gouvernement s’est engagé.
• Ces mesures législatives permettraient également de veiller à ce que les tribunaux envisagent d’obliger ces criminels à réparer les torts causés à leurs victimes. L’imposition possible de peines plus sévères pour ces criminels n’est qu’une partie de la solution.

• Les mesures législatives, que notre gouvernement a présentées, élimineront la procédure d’examen expéditif afin que les criminels purgent une plus grande partie de leur peine en prison, avant qu’ils ne soient admissibles à une libération prématurée.

• Pour analyser plus à fond ces dossiers de remise en liberté, notre gouvernement fera passer le nombre de commissaires permanents de 45 à 60.

• Les modifications supplémentaires qui seront apportées à la Loi sur le système correctionnel et la mise en liberté sous condition permettront de confirmer que le but premier du système correctionnel et des libérations conditionnelles est avant tout de protéger la population.

• Ce projet de loi est conforme aux principales recommandations qu’avait formulées le Comité d’examen du Service correctionnel du Canada, mis sur pied par notre gouvernement en 2007 pour reformer le système carcéral.

• Nous avons pris un engagement et nous le respectons aujourd’hui. Nous faisons en sorte que les délinquants devront assumer une responsabilité accrue à l’égard de leur réhabilitation.

• Les modifications proposées introduisent donc les libérations conditionnelles au mérite. Les changements que propose notre gouvernement permettront également aux policiers d’arrêter sans mandat les délinquants qui semblent ne pas respecter leurs conditions de libération conditionnelle.

• Finalement, les changements proposés par notre gouvernement démontrent que les droits des victimes sont réellement une priorité.

• Les victimes devraient notamment pouvoir être entendues dans le cadre du processus correctionnel. Le projet de loi déposé aujourd’hui permettra aux victimes de s’exprimer. Par exemple:
o Le droit des VAC à participer aux audiences de la Commission et y présenter des déclarations sera enchâssé dans la Loi;

o Les victimes pourront avoir accès à des renseignements sur les motifs d’une permission de sortir avec escorte et du transfert d’un délinquant;

o Les victimes pourront obtenir des renseignements sur la participation d’un délinquant à des programmes de réhabilitation;

o Les victimes pourront savoir si un délinquant a été reconnu coupable d’infractions disciplinaires graves en établissement.

o Enfin, tel que le demandait l’AFPAD, nous annonçons la création d’un Comité consultatif national sur les questions relatives aux victimes, lequel sera co-présidé par les ministres de la Sécurité publique et de la Justice du Canada.

• Mesdames et messieurs, notre gouvernement a promis aux Canadiens et aux Canadiennes d’adopter une nouvelle approche à l’égard du régime correctionnel visant à faire de la sécurité publique une priorité, à obliger les criminels à répondre de leurs actes et à reconnaître véritablement les droits des victimes.

• L’aide et l’accompagnement des victimes relèvent des provinces. Il faudrait le rappeler au Bloc québécois qui critique les actions de notre gouvernement en ces matières.

• C’est pourquoi nous pouvons réaffirmer qu’aucun autre gouvernement n’a été aussi loin dans la reconnaissance de la primauté des droits des VAC sur ceux des criminels.

• Merci.

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Public Nut Cases

Some of you know Mary Diwell as the opinionated voice on the Russell Williams’ posts. While others were inclined to play super-sleuths, Mary has been quite critical of the “looky loo” mentality; expressing that we should all wake up and get a life.

I struck up a friendship with Mary because I saw the merit in her argument. While biding my time here at WKT? I often post about other cases, and I often get caught up in them. But like Mary, I really believe that this is a warped obsession. In passing a car crush it is oftentimes hard to avert our eyes, but lest we gaze too long it is always good to heed the words of the German philosopher, Friedrich Nietzsche:

“He who fights with monsters might take care lest he thereby become a monster.
And if you gaze for long into an abyss, the abyss gazes also into you.”

I do not wish to be a hypocrite. I have many times watched “Unsolved Mysteries”, CSI. and any number of Discovery Channel forensic dissections that are lurid and fascinating. But I would emphasize that all my car-crash gawking came LONG BEFORE I had an inkling that my sister was a victim of murder. When that horrific reality took hold I abandoned television altogether, and became addicted to facts. To anyone who derives pleasure from unsolved crimes, a word of caution: unless you have been touched with such tragedy, go back to enjoying your lives… you have no business here.

As you might have now guessed, I have invited Mary Diwell to post some comments here about our public obsession with horror, tragedy and violence. Here is her piece. Thank you Mary:

“The recent arrest of Colonel Russell Williams on sexually motivated murder charges brings to mind the notion of those who derive pleasure from the misfortunes of others. In this case, a voracious media and ignorant on-line commentators have had a field day.

Surely this is a human tragedy for all concerned – firstly for the victims and their families but also for the colonel and his family particularly his wife. However, what do we see? A media attributing every rape and murder in Canada to the colonel and a public baying for the blood of both them. Particularly disturbing to me is the fury over the defence of property transfers in order to financially protect Ms. Harriman. Woman who probably call themselves feminists are baying for this woman’s blood – supposedly in support of the women who were the colonel’s victims.

We all should be silent in pity for those who are victims of violent crime. The pain of their families can only be imagined by those of us who have no experience of such horror and special concern should be for the families for whom there is no closure because the killer has never been found. The anguish is there forever.

And then there is the hypocrisy in the case of Colonel Williams. The media was ever so quiet and respectful when the bodies of three teenage girls and an older woman were pulled from the Rideau Canal last summer – murdered by their own family. Political correctness demanded a muted response to such barbarism because it was a “cultural” matter. The colonel and his wife have no such excuse. Its been open season on them.

The sometimes tragedy of the human condition should be considered by all those who pass judgement on others and a humble respect given in its place.”

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Theresa Allore: How I learned that my sister had died

It goes like this…

Easter weekend, 1979. We were visiting my relatives in Trenton, Ontario. We were staying with my father’s parents. Friday evening, April 13th, 1979 (Good Friday) we were having dinner with my aunt Linda’s around 5 or 6 o’clock when my father received a phone call. Things turned abruptly bad. I only remember retiring to my aunts basement with my brother, and talking: we both agreed something very bad had happened.

After that my cousins picked me and my brother up and the evening improved. Suddenly we were having an outdoor bonfire, staying up late, drinking beer and listening to Van Halen, Jamie’s Crying on a car 8-Track. We spent that night at my older cousin Paul’s place on the bay of Quinte (he had a cottage). I remember staying up late watching Empire of the Ants, or some such sci-fi late night feature. The next morning I remember bopping around in his MG convertable, listening to Max Webster and Steely Dan’s Aja on the 8-Track.

Eventually we wound up at my grandparents’ place. We entered the front door and I remember my Papa and Nan crying on the living room couch. We walked back to the rear room where my parents traditionally slept. This room always scared me as there were still copies of the Life magazine with photos of the JFK assassination. My parents were sitting on the bed crying. And that’s when they told us that Theresa’s body had been found.

It was late afternoon. I went outside and took a photo of the blue cloud covered sky.

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Misty Cockerill – Out of Darkness

Emerging as more than a victim, Misty Cockerill speaks at tonight’s important forum; Offering a new perspective on victims of violence

Christina Toth, CToth@abbotsfordtimes.com
Published: Friday, April 23, 2010

For many in the Fraser Valley, Misty Cockerill’s name will forever be linked to a brutal attack in 1995 in Abbotsford, when the teenager was beaten and her best friend, Tanya Smith, was killed.
The killer was eventually caught and sentenced to life in prison, but only after he taunted the victims and the community for several months.

But Cockerill is much more than a victim.

Misty Cockerill will be one of three speakers, all affected by violent crime, at a victims’ forum, free to the public tonight at the University of the Fraser Valley.

Since that time, she grew up, fell in love and had children. She’s a daughter, a friend, a mom, a student. She’s ready to graduate from university and start a career in social work.

The upbeat young woman is a survivor, and from early on after her tragic experience, she became an eloquent voice for survivors of crime.

Cockerill is a panel member tonight at the free Long-term Inmates Now in the Community (L.I.N.C.)-sponsored Every Victim Matters forum in Abbotsford, held in part to mark National Victims of Crime Awareness Week.

Joining her are John Allore and Marjean Fichtenberg, both who have lost loved ones to violent crime. They’ll discuss the on-going trauma endured by those left behind, and what society can do to help them heal.

“Murder victims have multiple deaths,” said Allore, whose sister Theresa was murdered in 1978.
“There is the physical death, but then there is a second death when they are driven into silence by the voices of law enforcement, or the media who co-opt tragedy to tell a story (and in so distort the truth), and in some cases there is the death by the legal community who fashion facts for their own purposes,” he said. “After a criminal death, there is only humiliation.”

Cockerill’s message is to take care of victims of crime, to give them a voice and to help them regain their lives.

“Strength is not just a word, it’s the force that keeps you moving, breathing and laughing,” she said. “There will always be violence and despair. It has followed us since the beginning of time.
“Instead of just trying to prevent violent acts, as a society we need to also learn how to support and nurture the victims of those acts.

“They should not feel as they are the ones being prosecuted.”

For Cockerill, being pushed into the spotlight and giving voice to her experience helped her move on with her life.

“I felt like I had a new role, an advocate role, and it helped me so much,” she said, adding that society tends to focus on the crime, and can sometimes unwittingly hold people in the victim frame of mind.

“People dwell on the event, but for me, it was one hour out of my life. The seven months that followed [until her attacker was caught] were traumatizing, and the months that followed after that,” said Cockerill.

Also speaking is Marjean Fichtenberg, whose son was murdered. She will outline some preliminary findings of a feasibility study to create a healing centre for survivors of homicide, an initiative of the L.I.N.C. Society.

There will also be an opportunity for the audience to ask questions.

The event is supported by the University of the Fraser Valley criminal department, and is funded by the Department of Justice. The moderator is Fraser Simmons.

The forum starts tonight at 7 p.m. in Room B101, at the University of the Fraser Valley Abbotsford campus, 33844 King Rd., Abbotsford. Pay parking is in effect.

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Theresa Allore Memorial Scholarship

Thought I would give everyone a break and get beyond tax time! Now that that’s all over, we are still in need of contributions for the scholarship fund in Theresa’s name (about $2,500 short of a $10,000 goal).

I was struck recently with the former head of the National Parole Board of Canada who donated his speaking stipend to the scholarship at a recent engagement where we were both presenting. If you would also like me to speak at your next conference or seminar, please contact me and all my proceeds will go toward the Theresa Allore Memorial Fund.

Also, if you can give, please Chip In here:

http://theresaallore.chipin.com/mypages/view/id/f20d24ed8a8c34c8

Or you can give the old fashion way by mail:

Foundation Champlain-Lennoxville Inc.
Theresa Allore Memorial Fund
c/o Marielle Denis, Treasurer
P.O. 5003 (Champlain Lennoxville Campus)
Sherbrooke, Québec, J1M 2A1

All contributions are tax deductible.  For complete details of the scholarship click here.

Thank you for your time!

John Allore

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Speaking Engagement in Abbotsford

A very satisfying time last night. Spoke to about 30-40 folks to cap off Crime Victims Awareness Week. I led off, followed by Misty Cockerill, followed by Marjean Fichtenberg.

I was not very familiar with Misty’s story – I had never heard of the “Abbotsford Killer”, Terry Driver (what a tool). 

Nice hanging out with Marjean. She must be exhausted. She had spent the earlier part of the week in Ottawa for the kickoff ceremonies for victims (she witnessed the Harper speech where he spent all his time jawing on about Homolka and Clifford Olson (another  tool)

Anyhoo… I’ll hang around B.C. for another day before heading home.

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Off to Vancouver to speak at National Victims of Crime Awareness Week

A very kind invitation from Sherry Edmonds-Flett and Marjean Fichtenberg to speak in Vancouver this weekend for National Victims of Crime Awareness Week. Marjean is a dear friend I have known for years (whom I have never met!). She guest blogged her for some weeks a number of years ago, and is a fiery victim advocate (you can read more of her here).  I believe it was former Federal Victims Ombudsman, Steve Sullivan who first introduced us.

I met Sherry through Marjean, and I am her guest at this forum. I will be on a panel with Marjean and Misty Cockerill (Misty’s story here). Though Misty and I have very different trajectories, we have a lot in common  (we don’t play the victim).  Should be interesting. Here is the press release:


Every Victim Matters: A L.I.N.C. Society National Victims of Crime Awareness Week Forum” April 23rd, 2010 at 7:00pm at the University College of the Fraser Valley Abbotsford Campus 33844 King Road in Room B101,  Abbotsford, B.C. Free admission.   Speakers are: Misty Cockerill, John Allore and Marjean Fichtenberg. Moderator is Fraser Simmons.

Background:

For the last 13 years, Misty Cockerill has been a victims’ rights advocate. It all started with the occurrence and experience of a criminal trial. It was the trial and sentencing of the man who not only attempted to take Misty’s life, but also murdered her best friend. He was sentenced to life in prison.

During the trial, a woman came up to her in tears.  She explained that her daughter had been raped, beaten, and left for dead.  She was afraid to charge her assailants.  The woman said “It’s been watching you and your strength that has changed my daughter’s mind.  She is now pressing charges and I think that she might even have the same “pep” as you.”  She thanked her and walked away.  It was at that moment that Misty realized that she was capable of helping victims speak; even if she just lent them a voice to be heard. Since that day Misty has been speaking in high schools about the effects of crime and the impact on victims lives.  She has spoken at rallies in an effort to take back the streets and give them back to our children.

She is currently pursuing studies at UCFV. She is scheduled to graduate this April and is ready to start her career in social work. She wants to be able to help more people during their time of need. Misty has been able to pursue her goal thanks to the help of the Canadian Crime Victim Foundation and its founder Joe Wamback. The organization has established a trust to support victims of crime as they work toward their education goals and improve their quality of life.

Her message to society has been to take care of victims of crime.  “Strength is not just a word, it’s the force that keeps you moving, breathing and laughing. There will always be violence and despair.  It has followed us since the beginning of time.  So instead of just trying to prevent violent acts, as a society, we need to also learn how to support and nurture the victims of those acts.  They should not feel as they are the ones being prosecuted. Encourage people to be successful instead of forcing them into failure.”

John Allore’s sister Theresa was a 19-year-old Canadian college student who disappeared in 1978 from her college campus in the Eastern Townships of Quebec. Five months later her body was discovered in a small body of water approximately one kilometer from her dormitory residence. Upon her disappearance police initially suggested she was a runaway. When her body was discovered police then suggested she was a possible victim of a drug overdose, perhaps at the assistance of fellow college students. In the summer of 2002, John Allore enlisted the support of an investigative reporter and friend, Patricia Pearson who produced a series of articles for Canada’s National Post newspaper that gave compelling evidence that Theresa Allore was a victim of murder, and that her death was possibly linked to two other unsolved local cases. The theory was supported by geographic profiler and then FBI consultant, Kim Rossmo, who suggested a serial sexual predator may have been operating in the Quebec region in the late 1970s and advised police to investigate the three deaths as a series.

About his sister’s case, John Allore states;

“Murder victims have multiple deaths. There is the physical death; but then there is a second death when they are driven into silence by the voices of law enforcement, or the media who co-opt tragedy to tell a story (and in so doing distort the truth), and in some cases there is the death by the legal community who fashion facts for their own purposes. After a criminal death, there is only humiliation.”

This year’s National Victims of Crime Awareness Week forum, sponsored by the L.I.N.C. (Long-term Inmates Now in the Community) Society, supported by the Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice at the University of the Fraser Valley and funded by the Department of Justice (Ottawa) will focus on answering the questions: 1) How do you survive the devastating loss of a loved one or almost being killed yourself?  2) What services do people who have experienced this tragedy feel are needed? 3) How can the community contribute?

John and Misty will share the stage and speak together about their experiences as survivors and what has helped them get through the experience. Marjean Fichtenberg, mother of Dennis Fichtenberg who was murdered by an offender on conditional release and the principal researcher and writer of the L.I.N.C.  Society’s feasibility study on a healing centre for survivors of homicide, will outline some of the study’s preliminary findings. Fraser Simmons, former regional director of the National Parole Board, Pacific Region, will lead the audience and panel in a discussion on realizing the vision for a healing centre for victims of serious crime.

This forum, like the forums of the past three years, is part of an ongoing process to help breakdown the walls/the stigma attached to being a survivor of violent crime, to listen and value people’s experiences/lives, to educate the wider community about what survivors need and want – all from a holistic perspective.

Interview Contact: Sherry Edmunds-Flett

Executive Director

L.I.N.C. (Long-term Inmates Now in the Community)

Phone: 604-820-1015 office

604-852-5514 cell

Email: seflett@telus.net

Web address: www.lincsociety.bc.ca

L.I.N.C. (Long-term Inmates Now in the Community)

33270 14th Avenue

Mission, B.C.

V2V-4Z7

Phone: 604-820-1015     Fax: 604-814-0093

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Sondage: Une Centre pour les Victimes

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J’ai deux chers amis, Marjean Fichtenberg et Edmunds Sherry-Flett qui sont dans le milieu de faire quelques recherches victime, à Abbotsford. Ils tentent d’évaluer la nécessité d’un centre d’aide pour les victimes d’homicide à Abbotsford et les gens ont besoin de remplir un sondage en ligne.

Contexte: Le fils de Marjean, Dennis a été assassiné à Prince George en 1991 (l’histoire de la suite pour Marjean est aussi horrible que la lutte de toute victime a j’ai entendu). Elle est membre du Canada Commission des libérations conditionnelles comité consultatif pour les victimes, et est régulièrement invité affiché sur ce blog pendant plusieurs mois. Sherry a soulevé dans le capital de prison au Canada, à Kingston, en Ontario. Elle a enseigné dans les systèmes de prison pour plusieurs années, et est un pionnier dans des initiatives de justice réparatrice au Canada.

Personnellement, je pense que c’est une évidence, ne le capital d’assassiner du Canada ont besoin d’un centre de victimes? Hell Yes! Mais la recherche et l’allocation des ressources du gouvernement ne fonctionne pas vraiment de cette façon.

Alors s’il vous plaît prendre un moment pour remplir leur questionnaire. Cliquez ici pour accéder au site.

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