Quote:Conservatives Reintroduce Dangerous and Costly Crime Legislation
Though crime rates in Canada are at their lowest in four decades, the Conservative government today reintroduced crime legislation in a massive omnibus bill that includes mandatory minimum sentences for minor marijuana offences and other extreme and costly measures.
The giant bill, known as the Safe Streets and Communities Act, is made of up nine bills the Conservatives were unable to pass due to opposition in the last session of parliament.
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There goes the last illusion of Canadians having more freedoms and civil liberties than their US counterparts. Seems like this is the equivalent of the patriot act.