Last weekend, two senseless murders of innocent Canadians in Toronto and Vancouver have shaken Canada and sent a loud message to the federal government that something is clearly wrong. Catch and release policies have turned Canada’s once world-class cities into unliveable hellscapes full of violence, senseless crime, homelessness and drug abuse.
In 2018 the Trudeau government passed Bill C-75, a bill that repealed bail specifically intended to get the accused back out onto the street as soon as possible. In 2021, the Trudeau government followed that up with Bill C-5. This legislation shrank mandatory minimum penalties for most firearm-related offences. Both pieces of legislation were designed to address “systemic racism” in the justice system.
And it’s only going to get worse from here.
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