Thursday, February 17, 2011 | Categories: Episodes
It's Thursday, February 17th.
The Liberal Party says after International Co-operation Minister Bev Oda admitted to altering documents, she can not be trusted.
According to Oda, she can not NOT be trusted.
This is The Current.
Drug Addiction Jails - Rick Hanson
Crime has become a highly politicized issue in Canada... there are those who believe that Canada's system isn't tough enough on crime while others maintain there are simply too many people being locked away that are more in need of a different kind of justice.
Now the chief of Calgary's Police force is proposing a novel idea for dealing with
such people... he'd like to see Alberta create a prison that would run as a secure detox facility for inmates with addiction problems. Chief Rick Hanson was in Calgary.
Drug Addiction Jails - Paul Bentley
There are courts in Canada where addicts charged with a crime are often encouraged to go. Justice Paul Bentley sits on Toronto's Drug Treatment Court and he's been listening in.