The Canadian Press

2015-03-04 | Harper Life Sentence

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Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau says the Conservative government's proposed legislation that would end parole eligibility for offenders convicted of the most brutal crimes makes him think of B-C serial killer Robert Pickton. Trudeau says certain people -- including the pig farmer who killed several women from Vancouver's Downtown Eastside -- come to mind when he contemplates which people he believes should never be freed. But Trudeau told a theatre of students at the University of British Columbia he's still waiting for the legislation to be introduced before committing to how his party will respond. (Prime Minister Stephen Harper says he plans to table the bill that will specifically apply to those convicted of first-degree murder, crimes described to be particularly brutal and high treason.)

Date: 2015-03-04
Placeline: VANCOUVER.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 22 seconds

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