Category Archives: Crime and Policing

No Place In Canada For Russell Williams TV Movie

“They rarely, if at all, make movies depicting the Taliban or other terrorists killing Canadian or US soldiers in Afghanistan. And yet, they didn’t think twice before making a movie depicting a powerful military man killing two Canadian women on Canadian soil. And sexually abusing

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What Republican Texas Said About Harper’s Crime Bill C-10

By: Obert Madondo | The Canadian Progressive:  In this video, the CBC News reported from Texas where even tough-on-crime Republicans told Canada not to follow America’s failed path of mandatory sentences and massive prison expansion, which cost them billions and drove crime rates up. The report warned about the consequences of this

Stephen Harper’s Crime Bill C-10: Breaking Down The Cost

By: Obert Madondo | The Canadian Progressive:  This smart video suggests that Canadians will be forced to sacrifice public goods to foot the $15-billion cost of implementing the Harper government’s New Jim Crow-style omnibus crime Bill C-10. The deceptively christened “Safe Streets and Communities Act”, the Conservatives’ flagship tough-on-crime omnibus

Harper’s Canada “Making Up Terror Identities”

by: Obert Madondo | June 17, 2012 In Stephen Harper’s Canada, we’re all potential terror threats. Until proven otherwise. So suggests a recent study by Queens University’s Jeffrey Monaghan and Kevin Walby, published in the journal Policing and Society.  Welcome to Multi Issue Extremism (MIE), Canada’s new