Harper Conservatives’ draconian law-and-order agenda is challenged as Ontario court declares mandatory minimum sentences “cruel and unusual punishment”.
By: Obert Madondo | The Canadian Progressive: During my 85-day hunger strike against Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s New Jim Crow-style crime Bill C-10, the deceptively christened “Safe Streets and Communities Act”, a prominent opposition MP told me hunger protests weren’t part of the process of democratic engagement in Canada. I
Obert Madondo, who protested Harper’s crime Bill C-10 with an 85-day hunger strike, shares the response he received from the Minister of Justice.
GEO Group Inc, a leading U.S. prison profiteering company, lobbied federal Public Safety Minister Vic Toews, the champion of the Conservatives draconian crime Bill C-10.
Bother J. Richard Bird, Enbridge’s Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, and his company, Bird Construction Inc., have strong and lucrative ties with the Canadian military and Harper government.