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Thoughts on the proposed victims' bill of rights

Getting tough on crime has been a recurring theme for Canada's Conservative government, and it continued in yesterday's throne speech. The government is promising new laws to address cyber-bullying, and longer sentences for child sex offenders. It's also promising a Victims Bill of Rights, to "restore victims to their rightful place at the heart of our justice system."

 

Steve Sullivan has spent a career advocating for victims of crime. He's the executive director of Ottawa Victim Services, and he joined us with his thoughts.

 

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