Sex Crime Prevention Program Cut by Ottawa

The federal government is cutting funds for a program designed to prevent the most dangerous, high-risk sex offenders from repeating their crimes, just as its own five-year study has found the program dramatically improves public safety and saves money.

The 18 Circles of Support and Accountability (COSA) programs…

03 Mar 7:45 PM 0 Read More...

Evan Solomon's Piece on CoSA

Evan Solomon, on CBC’s Power and Politics today did a wonderful service to CoSA and to the Canadian public in exposing the folly of the Harper Government’s cuts to base funding for CoSA work – even though the National Demonstration Project (in which MSCM participated) which the government funded…

02 Mar 10:08 PM 0 Read More...

CoSA Funding Drying Up

With federal funding drying up for Circles of Support and Accountability (CoSA) sites all across the country, including our own here in Montreal, the unfortunate reality is that many Circles may soon cease to exist.  
CoSA is a community program whereby teams of 3-4 volunteers provide accompaniment and support…

23 Feb 1:47 AM 0 Read More...

MSCM receives 50% more than in 2013

Dear Friends and Supporters of MSCM,
In December, I announced a generous offer by an anonymous supporter of our work at MSCM, to boost year-end donations by an additional 50%.
It is with deeply-felt gratitude that I can report that your donations of $3,750 were boosted by…

09 Feb 12:46 PM 0 Read More...

Dear Friend and Supporter of MSCM

I am grateful that again this year, a generous, anonymous supporter has offered an incentive to encourage much-needed donations for the support of our work at MSCM – a need even more acute for the coming year given continued reductions in available funds from government sources and their increasing disinterest…

11 Dec 8:56 PM 0 Read More...