APTN National News
The Tory government has proposed new legislation that they say is designed to get “tough on crime.”
Offences that may have resulted in probation or a fine many now mean jail time.
Some say the increase in numbers of offenders would spell big trouble for the already struggling correctional infrastructure.
As APTN National News reporter Wayne Rivers reports, while the legislation is still at the proposal stage, many are calling this a disaster for corrections.