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Campaign debate on youth crime resembles Great Lakes fog horn: big noise and no light

The Conservative campaign promises to tighten the Youth Criminal Justice Act have sent journalists delving into subtleties of the criminal mind, no?

OTTAWADoes evil exist? The noun, long-banished from everyday newsroom discourse as old-fashioned, is making a resurgence in the debate over youth crime. "There's no question that teenagers can sometimes be evil," wrote The Red Deer Advocate. "Evil-doers," The Vancouver Province called them.

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Campaign debate on youth crime resembles Great Lakes fog horn: big noise and no light

The Conservative campaign promises to tighten the Youth Criminal Justice Act have sent journalists delving into subtleties of the criminal mind, no?

OTTAWADoes evil exist? The noun, long-banished from everyday newsroom discourse as old-fashioned, is making a resurgence in the debate over youth crime. "There's no question that teenagers can sometimes be evil," wrote The Red Deer Advocate. "Evil-doers," The Vancouver Province called them.

  

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Devon Jacobs, right, with Monte Solberg and Jim Armour at the 2012 Manning Networking Conference.

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Devon Jacobs with Liberal MP Scott Simms.

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Devon Jacobs with former colleague Jim Patrick, Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau and Liberal MP Mauril Belanger at the 2013 all-party party.

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Devon Jacobs, centre, with Conservative MPs (from left) Susan Truppe, Colin Carrie, Ted Opitz, Lynne Yelich and Eve Adams.

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