Paula Mallea

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Aug 7, 2015
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Five myths about the tough-on-crime agenda

Paula Mallea
The Conservatives swear their crime policies have made Canadians safer. On the contrary: it's the one area we can safely say Canadians are less safe and paying too much for the privilege.
Book Review
Oct 9, 2014

Why the 'War on Drugs' is a total failure

Paula Mallea
What can be done and what is being done in Canada to move on from the failed "War on Drugs"? Paula Mallea discusses better alternatives in this excerpt.
Blog
Sep 20, 2011

What's wrong with Harper's omnibus crime bill

Paula Mallea
Stephen Harper will be launching his tough-on-crime agenda today. Our criminal justice system is by no means perfect, but the omnibus crime bill will send us back to a 19th-century punishment model.
Blog
Aug 16, 2011

The new cost of criminal pardons

Paula Mallea
In its efforts to deal quickly with a perceived gap in the law, the Harper government has passed legislation which will adversely affect thousands of offenders needlessly.
Blog
Jun 29, 2011

Omnibus crime bill an injustice

Paula Mallea
This fall the Harper government will pass an omnibus crime bill that will imprison thousands more Canadians and cost billions of dollars.
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