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Criminal justice report card cites ‘shockingly high’ crime rate in Canada’s territories

Tuesday, March 13, 2018 @ 9:23 AM | By Ian Burns

A national think-tank has just released a report card analyzing criminal justice in Canada, and one of the report’s co-authors is hoping it spurs government to start a conversation around making improvements to the nation’s legal system.

Benjamin Perrin, University of British ColumbiaThe Macdonald-Laurier Institute’s Report Card on the Criminal Justice System is the second University of British Columbia professor Benjamin Perrin has prepared with his co-author, Memorial University of Newfoundland professor Richard Audas. He said the genesis of the project was their concern there was...