The Kids of Jack Hulland Elementary – UPDATE on Bill C-273 (Repeal Section 43 of the Criminal Code of Canada)

Bill C-273 passed second reading in the House of Commons (Canada) on February 14th. Prior to the vote, a discussion was held in the legislature. You can read what your Member of Parliament said (or didn’t say) here. You can see how each Member of Parliament voted on this Private Members Bill to protect ALL […]

The Kids of Jack Hulland Elementary – Repeal Section 43 of the Criminal Code (NDP Bill C-273)

‘It’s not OK to hurt children’ “For as long as there is ambiguity around the use of force against children … we will continue, sadly, to hear of these incidents and allegations, and many of these allegations will be horrific.” Peter Julian In 2022, Bill C-273, a Private Members’ Bill to repeal Section 43 of […]

The Kids of Jack Hulland Elementary – Week 1 Summary

Over the past week, I’ve presented a horrific tale of child abuse in a Yukon school from various perspectives. My goal has been to pull together all we know about this blatant violation of the rights of children – from court documents, media reports, and news releases. There is so much more to tell, but […]

The [Missing] Kids of Jack Hulland Elementary

Where are the children who were harmed at Jack Hulland Elementary? Who are the children who were harmed at Jack Hulland Elementary? In May, 2022, the Yukon Department of Education shared some of the findings of their “internal investigation” into the use of restraints and seclusion at Jack Hulland Elementary School. The “internal investigation” was […]

The Kids of Jack Hulland Elementary – The Statement of Claim Against the Yukon Department of Education

Forcible confinement, restraints that lasted for hours, regular seclusion for large portions of the school day (without direct supervision) – all of this and more can be found in the Statement of Claim filed with the Supreme Court of the Yukon on October 31, 2022 It outlines the details of the abuse alleged by former […]

The Kids of Jack Hulland Elementary – Section 43 of the Criminal Code of Canada

What does the Criminal Code of Canada state regarding the use of force by one person on another? In Canada, assault is defined as follows: Section 43 of the Criminal Code of Canada exists to protect parents and teachers who use force on children. Don’t we all wish that ALL violence against children would stop? […]

The Kids of Jack Hulland Elementary – Timeline Part 2 (The RCMP)

The abuse of children at Jack Hulland Elementary School was reported to RCMP repeatedly, and on November 24, 2021 they announced the beginning of a 22-month investigation into the use of restraints and seclusion as forms of discipline for vulnerable children. No results of the investigation have been released to date.

The Kids of Jack Hulland Elementary – Timeline Part 1 (Class Action Lawsuit)

What happened to the kids of Jack Hulland Elementary School? The best place to start might be a timeline for this story – an anchor for the pieces of the story of tragedy that will follow. Let’s begin with where we are today: January 14, 2024 Class Action Lawsuit Against the Government of Yukon and […]

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The Kids of Jack Hulland Elementary – Introduction

‘He knew that they were coming to … lock him up’ As told to CBC The Current, November 2022 Pause for a moment. Imagine listening to your child being interviewed by the police, and hearing your child describe being dragged down the hallway at school, and locked up for hours in “holding cells”, day after […]