Law enforcement

The general topic covering policing and the criminal justice system as it applies to the federal government: the RCMP, Corrections Canada etc.

December 4, 2015
In a groundbreaking decision, the Federal Court of Appeal ruled on November 30 that employers cannot arbitrarily decide what constitutes workplace violence.
June 12, 2014
In 2012 the Conservative government turned its back on women’s groups, police forces and other experts and concerned citizens by voting to eliminate the federal long-gun registry and destroy the more than seven million records in the registry. Rifles and shotguns are the firearms most often used in family violence and the long-gun registry proved to be a critical tool in tackling domestic violence, used frequently by police and other first-responders. Registering long guns has had a demonstrated impact on the overall reduction of homicides and the prevention of gun-related violence.