event listings / Prisoners' Justice Day

Prisoners’ Justice Day Vigil 2012

PRISONERS JUSTICE DAY 2012 Friday, August 10, 2012 6:30pm Outside the Toronto Don Jail 550 Gerrard Street East ASL Interpretation Provided Join us for speakers, performers, children’s programming, a mini march and a candlelight vigil at dusk. August 10th, 2012 marks the 37th anniversary of Prisoners Justice Day. On August 10th, 1974 Eddie Nalon bled … Continue reading

Bill C-10 / Conservative government / cost of prison / Criminal Justice Policy / government / justice / law / legislation / prison / prison expansion / Stephen Harper / Vic Toews

Vic Toews and the League of Imaginary Crime Fighters

http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/joan-ruzsa/vic-toews-crime-rate_b_1734062.html So this is rich: the Conservatives are taking credit for the falling crime rate. On July 24, after Statistics Canada reported that police-reported crime was at its lowest level in 40 years, Minister of Public Safety Vic Toews tweeted “Crime rate down 6% – shows CPC tough on crime is working. Rate is still … Continue reading