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Clement Says Liberals Aren't Tough on Crime

Posted: 2018-10-29 07:13:16 By: hbr

Parry Sound/Muskoka MP & Justice Critic Tony Clement issued a statement on Friday, following the Trudeau government’s decision to backpedal on their flawed justice reform legislation.

Clement said “Canada’s Conservatives understand that a strong criminal justice system must always put the rights of victims before the rights of criminals.” On Thursday, “the Liberals were forced to strengthen penalties for terrorism-related crimes,” he said.

We are pleased they have agreed to some of our amendments, we remain concerned that they are still weakening punishments for serious crimes like possessing a forged passport, interfering with military forces, possession of explosives, and others crimes, he said.