CoSA

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...

Minnesota CoSA Show Benefits

The CoSA model has been around since the 1990s and has seen significant improvements over the past ten to fifteen years. The primary goal of this model is to reduce the rates of recidivism for sex offenders. Offenders of a sexual nature have the highest rates of recidivism compared to…

18 May 12:12 AM 0 Read More...

Public Safety Threatened by Harper Government Decision

The Correctional Services of Canada (CSC) recently informed all 18 Circles of Support and Accountability (CoSA) projects in Canada that their contracts will be terminated at the end of March 2014. The Correctional Service of Canada says it does not have for April 1st 2014 the $650,000 budget to…

05 Mar 10:37 PM 0 Read More...

2014 CoSA Training

MSCM CoSA volunteers enjoyed a full day of training at our office on Saturday, 18 January.   A full house of some 15 persons participated attentively as Anouk presented the training material – including the showing of two videos on the subject – one of which was MSCM’s own “One of Us…

18 Jan 7:50 PM 0 Read More...

Pedophilia – An Art Show – and an Offense Committed

I can only imagine what my friend Dan Haley will do when he hears what happened in Brighton.  He will blow a gasket.  I hope his blood pressure is not high the day he hears about this one. My reaction was a wee bit different when I was told what…

02 Jun 7:44 PM 0 Read More...