Recently the Conservatives passed an omnibus crime bill. It has raised much ire and includes many things, including the revoking of the decriminalisation of marijuana possession. Also included is a series of new mandatory minimum laws. The Quebec Bar Association will be taking this to court.
CBC NewsThe Quebec Bar Association has announced its plan to contest the constitutionality of minimum sentencing in the Conservative government's omnibus crime legislation.
The controversial Bill C-10, the Safe Streets and Communities Act, was passed last March in the House of Commons and lays out tougher jail sentences and mandatory minimum sentencing.
Even if Bill C-10 is struck down piece-by-piece, it falling apart will likely be a huge blow to the Conservatives.