Unfortunately, time and time again, political rationality has proven to be an impossibility following high profile incidents. And it seems that the fallout from this tragedy will be no different.
Ontario’s new Attorney General Caroline Mulroney is going to face a steep learning curve when it comes to criminal justice issues.
Re: Efficiencies in the justice system
Canada’s extradition process is broken.
The legal profession plays a pivotal role in the creation and preservation of an equal and just society.
The legislation, Bill C-75, was billed as a silver bullet to unclog our courts and bring about a “cultural shift” in the justice system. The changes may be bold, but in this case the proposed reforms will likely result in more delays and more unfair trials.
Last week, the Liberal government’s half-hearted cannabis legislation passed second reading in the Senate.
Fear is a very good motivator and this is what our country’s police forces wallets depend on: Fear of guns. Fear of gangs. Fear of drugs. Fear of violence. Fear to justify seemingly ever-increasing police budgets.
In December 2017, Ottawa’s Police Services Board approved a $250,000 purchase of 140 conducted energy weapons, more commonly known as Tasers. But, if all police officers have Tasers could they be overused?