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Mar 20, 2012

The omnibus crime bill: What is to be done?

Christopher Majka
On March 12, despite months of protest across the country, the federal government's omnibus crime bill cleared its final parliamentary hurdle when the Conservatives voted to pass the legislation.
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Mar 6, 2012

Lack of science and consultation on Bill C-10

Sonya Nigam
Quebec's objection to Bill C-10 is based on a lack of science to support the bill's changes to the youth justice system and on social and cultural values about how young offenders should be treated.
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.
Blog
Apr 10, 2011

Over my shoulder: I see Stephen Harper

James Laxer
When I look over my shoulders, what I see is Stephen Harper and his minions skulking through Facebook and the myriad other online activities of Canadians to find out what we're up to.

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