I'm sorry, I didn't realize that a person required a previous criminal record in order to receive adequate sentencing for years of abuse and rape of a minor. This story has received almost no attention. A friend of mine in Halifax tried to contact the national media, but they just took her name and number and said they would call her back. They never called her back. They either just weren't interested or else felt that it was too contentious -- but given the high-profile treatment other rape cases have received in the media, the latter doesn't seem very likely, does it?
New figures show the number of visible minorities in Canadian prisons has increased by 75 per cent in the past decade, while
For Michelle Coombs, executive director of Elizabeth Fry Toronto, work has always been most meaningful when it has the potential
A Nova Scotia man says the federal government's "tough on crime" law is making it impossible for him to restart his life
The B.C. NDP says it's time the Christy Clark government told British Columbians what it will cost to implement Bill C-10
The Conservatives are expected to pass their controversial omnibus crime bill this week, the first in a series of anti-crime
The government's omnibus crime bill was back in the House of Commons Tuesday after it was amended last week in the Senate
OTTAWA -- Canada's senators burnt the midnight oil Thursday as they wrapped up debate on the Conservatives' controversial
The Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs committee passed Conservative amendments to the government's controversial omnibus
Recently the Ontario Superior Court ruled that a mandatory minimum sentence imposed against a first time offender violated the Charter of Rights and Freedoms. Yet this decision is but the latest in a growing list of instances where the judiciary has found the Harper government's law and policy to contravene the Charter while ignoring the rule of law.