May 2006 Archives (International News)

5th May 2006

"The real crime's the Tories' take on sentencing" by Jeffry Simpson, Globe and Mail

The international evidence is overwhelming against expanding mandatory minimum sentences. Numerous studies confirm it. And yet, against this conclusive evidence, Canada's Conservative government proposes to ramp up their use. Read more

11th May 2006

Press Release: "New poll finds 62% of Canadians don't share the Harper government's approach to crime reduction"

A new poll commissioned by the National Union of Public and General Employees indicates that the Conservative government's "get tough" policies are out of sync with the views of a strong majority of Canadians. Read more

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