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Gangs

Liberal

  • Invest an additional $50m each year for five years in dedicated funding to help municipalities meet the needs of communities at risk.
  • Work to expand successful diversion programmes to keep at-risk youth out of the criminal justice system.

Conservative

  • End automatic bail for gang members awaiting trial and revoke parole for those who associate with their former gang following release.
  • Identify known gangs as criminal entities.
  • Bring in tougher sentences including 5-year mandatory prison sentence for violent gang crime.

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NDP

Ensure communities have access to funding for anti-gang projects to deter at-risk youth from joining gangs.