Archive for the 'Justice in Canada' Category

Pre-trial credit

Thursday, October 15th, 2009

The article posted below was published in the Edmonton Sun on October 11th concerning the amendments made to Bill C-25 by the Legal and Consitutional Affaris Senate Committee. I hope this provides some more insight into the issues surrounding pre-trial credit.
I look forward to your comments.

Pre-trial credit has validity
Andrew Hanon
October 11th, 2009
The Edmonton Sun
 
 Amid all the clamour and [...]

British Columbians have had it “up to here” with gang violence

Thursday, February 26th, 2009

The laws governing possession of illegal firearms must be changed.  There should be no bail for someone found with a firearm.  There can only be one reason for having the weapon in an urban area, and that is to wreak havoc and violence.  There should be no two days’ credit for every one served in [...]

Conservative Cancellation of Funding to the National Association of Women and the Law

Friday, September 21st, 2007

In spite of the rhetoric spouted by Stephen Harper that the Conservatives are working on behalf of all Canadians, a closer examination of the facts reveals that this Conservative government is absent in their responsibility to protect the rights of women in Canada. Truth be told, through their ideological prejudice the Conservatives are deliberately targeting [...]