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Learn more about Parole Hearings
In 2010 the Conservative government introduced a crime bill which would kill the so-called faint hope clause that allows some people serving life sentences to apply for parole after 15 years (instead of the usual 25 common for first-degree murder and other life sentence convictions). Opponents of the crime bill argue that extended prison sentences are cruel and will cost the government tens of millions of dollars per year.Proponents argue that 15 years is too short of a prison term for people serving life sentences. See recent parole hearings news
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Reinstate forced labor so they at least offset the cost of internment to the taxpayer. 2 years ago from a New Democratic in Toronto
Prison systems don't help our community we shouldn't try to forget the problem and lock humans away, but rather enforce rehabilitation programs not "correctional" systems. 2 years ago from a New Democratic in Brampton
No but they should have some form of access to real life. If they are a threat to society no human interaction and they can contribute to our economy in some way rather than sitting in jail. 3 years ago from a New Democratic in Newmarket
I believe that the severity of the crime should be taken in to consideration. I believe that effectiveness in rehabilitation programs should be a fundamental consideration after 15 years in prison. 3 years ago from a New Democratic in New Glasgow