Liberals Move To Strip 'Zombie Laws' From Criminal Code

Liberals Move To Strip 'Zombie Laws' From Criminal Code

CP  03. 8.2017
One was wrongly cited by a judge during a high-profile murder trial in Alberta.
Tory Leadership Hopeful Says Trans Rights Bill Attacks Free Speech

Tory Leadership Hopeful Says Trans Rights Bill Attacks Free Speech

Althia Raj  01.23.2017
Lemieux promised to scrap the bill if he forms government.
MMIW Inquiry Will Reveal 'Deep Challenges' For Canada: Trudeau

MMIW Inquiry Will Reveal 'Deep Challenges' For Canada: Trudeau

CP  12.23.2016
The prime minister says much more needs to be done to protect indigenous communities.
Liberals To Repeal Criminal Code Provision On Anal Sex

Liberals To Repeal Criminal Code Provision On Anal Sex

Althia Raj  11.11.2016
Social conservatives are opposed to the change.
Liberals Urged To Reduce Number Of Women Behind Bars

Liberals Urged To Reduce Number Of Women Behind Bars

CP  11. 3.2016
They say there should be greater focus on prevention.
Former PM, Minister Defend 'Dynamic' Top Court Selection Process

Former PM, Minister Defend 'Dynamic' Top Court Selection Process

CP  10.24.2016
The Liberal government revealed changes to the way it would appoint Supreme Court justices in August.
Liberals To Let Judges Waive So-Called Victim Surcharge

Liberals To Let Judges Waive So-Called Victim Surcharge

CP  10.21.2016
"We need to provide some discretion to judges."
Justice Minister Names 24 New Judges, Unveils Sweeping Changes

Justice Minister Names 24 New Judges, Unveils Sweeping Changes

CP  10.21.2016
"It is going to result in (a) diversity of candidates putting their name forward."
Liberals To Undo Another Piece Of Tory Tough-On-Crime Legacy

Liberals To Undo Another Piece Of Tory Tough-On-Crime Legacy

CP  10.17.2016
Justice minister will be changing the controversial mandatory victim surcharge.
Justice Minister Repaid Dinner Expense From Liberal Fundraiser

Justice Minister Repaid Dinner Expense From Liberal Fundraiser

CP  09.14.2016
Her press secretary says the minister repaid the money as soon as her office discovered the mistake.
Anti-Terror Law Changes Likely Won't Happen Until Next Year

Anti-Terror Law Changes Likely Won't Happen Until Next Year

CP  09. 8.2016
Liberals launch national security review.
Justice Minister Takes Stand On UN Indigenous Rights Declaration

Justice Minister Takes Stand On UN Indigenous Rights Declaration

CP  09. 7.2016
She says the Indian Act is inconsistent with the declaration.
Grits Eye Exceptions To Mandatory Minimum Sentences

Grits Eye Exceptions To Mandatory Minimum Sentences

CP  08.21.2016
A report prepared for the Justice Department says "a politically viable strategy'' is to craft exemptions to mandatory minimums that kick...