LWOP in limbo…

    June 1, 2015  Globe and Mail – Sean Fine Tories' life-without-parole bill in limbo Government House Leader Peter Van Loan is telling media that Bill C-53, the bill that increases the sentencing for certain types of murder, also known … [Read more...]

Softly, softly…

    May 7, 2015 (Ed note: please be aware that in the issue of May 5, communique mixed up the initials for a group who sponsor Policy Options from which we drew several stories.  The proper initials are IRPP, nor IIRP.  The initials stand for … [Read more...]

Life means life, anyway…

    Mar 4, 2015  CBC News – Laura Peyton Stephen Harper proposes bill to deny parole for some murderers The article includes a one minute video of the Prime Minister answering a question from a reporter about ending the possibility of parole … [Read more...]

600 plus

  Mar 7, 2014  CBC News No call for national inquiry in MPs' report on aboriginal women   The Parliamentary Special Committee on Violence against Aboriginal Women has not recommended an inquiry, disappointing many across the country.  … [Read more...]

Victims and life without parole?

  Oct. 22, 2013  Globe and Mail – Sean Fine Victims to get louder voice in legal system, Justice Minister says   Here’s a preview of the crime legislations following the speech from the throne.  Peter MacKay intends to change legislation … [Read more...]