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PAROLE - Eligibility

Thursday, January 12, 2017 @ 7:00 PM  

Appeal by the federal Crown from a finding that the respondent, Lalonde, was eligible for consideration for early parole. In November 2013, the respondent received a five-year sentence for conspiracy to traffic in cocaine and marijuana. The offences were alleged to have occurred between March and July of 2011. Under the repealed accelerated parole provisions of the Corrections and Conditional Release Act (CCRA), the respondent was eligible for day parole in September 2014. Under the normal parole provisions, he was not eligible for day parole until...