Meaningful bail reform requires community supports not ‘more policing, more court work, and more corrections’: Sen. Pate
NDP justice critic Randall Garrison says the overrepresentation of marginalized Canadians in prison poses a long-term threat to public safety that must be balanced with the immediate threat of repeat offenders.
Justice Minister David Lametti speaks at a March 10 press conference at the Château Laurier, announcing the federal government will move forward on targeted reforms to Canada's bail laws to make it more difficult for repeat violent offenders to get out of jail while they await trial. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade