Bill C-10: Making judges the enemies of justice?

Article original :   According to some Conservative senators and many victims’ groups appearing at the committee hearings into Bill C-10, Canadians have lost confidence in the judiciary. Mandatory minimum sentences (MMS) are supposed to restore this confidence by forcing judges to hand down stiffer sentences. To this end, Senator ...

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Bill C10: Implications for Aboriginal Communities

Article original : During a 7-hour long meeting today, the Senate Committee heard from 13 individuals speaking to various aspects of Bill C-10. While most of the witnesses addressed the Bill’s immigration-related aspects, the Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Shawn A-in-chut Atleo and AFN senior strategist,Roger Jonestalked ...

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Opioid treatment gets British Government go-ahead

Research at National Addiction Centre (NAC) at King’s College London and South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust (SLaM) has played a central role in the Department of Health’s (DH) recent declaration that Injectable Opioid Treatment (IOT) is a “clinically-effective second-line treatment” for people with chronic heroin addictions who have ...

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