There's something I don't understand about us humans. We can cure disease, explore outer space, access information from around the world in a split second and discover the God particle, and yet the best idea we have come up with to respond to crime and social harm is to lock people in cages.
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Buried in the "Omnibus Crime Bill" are significant changes to Canada's Youth Criminal Justice Act (YCJA).
Ontario and Quebec both refused to pick up extra costs associated with Conservative crime bill C-10.
The ostensibly named ‘Safe Streets and Communities Act’, The Conservatives’ Omnibus Crime Bill – C10, if passed, casts a very haunting shadow over the future of Canada and its youth. Almost every unpopular policy previously included in the Conservatives’ ‘tough-on-crime’ agenda has been lumped into Bill C10.
The head of the Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police is calling for an end to “tough on crime/soft on crime” sloganeering and a more “balanced approach” to the serious issues of criminal law policy.
The federal government has left Canada’s provinces and territories in the dark about the cost of the omnibus crime bill even as the legislation heads to the Senate for approval.
Justice Minister Rob Nicholson touted the government's omnibus crime bill Monday morning, which is scheduled for a final vote in the House of Commons later in the day.
As MPs ready to vote on the Omnibus Crime Bill, Bill C-10, a growing group of organizations and experts are joining over 30,000 Canadians to call for their MPs to stop Bill C-10, and create a Citizen's Assembly for Canadian Justice.
Members of Parliament debated the Conservatives' controversial omnibus crime bill Tuesday in what might be the last chance for opposition members to push for changes before bill C-10 becomes law.
After failing to get a single amendment to the controversial omnibus crime bill approved during committee, the opposition is poised to try again this week when the bill returns to the House of Commons.