Senate in no rush on crime bill
I don’t want to get my hopes up that the crime bill will be amended in favour of the pardon program’s current criteria but at least the Tory controlled senate is showing some retraint when it comes to passing the legislation. I don’t think the Conservatives had much choice in the matter. After trying to submit amendments that were rejected it would be provide anyone with a charter challenge strong evidence that the government had not thought the bill through thoroughly enough. Of course I am just speculating. Who really knows what the government is thinking on this one? It’s anyone’s guess.
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