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Indigenous & Black Incarceration

Liberal

Develop a Black Canadians Justice Strategy to address anti-Black racism and discrimination in the criminal justice system.
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NDP

  • Start a national task force to create a plan to end over-incarceration of Black & Indigenous people.
  • Address the impacts of mandatory minimums.
  • Provide greater judicial discretion in sentencing.
  • Develop culturally appropriate bail programmes.
  • Increase restorative & community justice.
  • Better integrate Gladue principles.
  • Develop & implement an African Canadian Justice Strategy.

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Green

  • Expand on & codify the requirement for sentencing judges to take into account systemic & historical racism.
  • Develop clear laws & guidelines aligned with R. v. Ipeelee & R. v. Gladue.
  • Implement additional laws to reduce incarceration of Indigenous peoples.
  • Eliminate mandatory minimum sentences.

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