Today, the House had its final opportunity to debate Bill C-10, the Conservative omnibus crime bill. It is quick to judge non-violent offenders as needing lengthy mandatory minimum prison sentences in the face of all evidence to the contrary.
Mandatory minimums do not make anyone safer, though Conservatives insist on adding them to the crime bill. It is not as though criminals Google the potential consequence of an offence before committing it.
OTTAWA - Media reports that some pot growers will face harsher mandatory-minimum sentences than child rapists under the Conservative government's new crime bill were enough to catch the attention of P...