Few Details in Canadian Government Throne Speech on Justice Initiatives
The Speech from the Throne outlined the recently re-elected Conservative government's legislative agenda for the 40th Parliament.
As expected, the speech concentrated almost exclusively on the current worldwide economic crisis. Details of what the government plans to do about the slowdown will be unveiled next week by the Finance Minister.
Not that the government is relegating justice issues to the back burner.
The speech did mention justice initiatives, including added penalties for offences related to youth crime, organized crime and gun violence. It also alluded to cracking down on gun smuggling and gun crime.
Few details were made available.
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