Quebec Organizations Join the Call for Federal Criminal Record Reform

In Rights by poladmin

The Fresh Start Coalition, which includes the CCLA, announced today that several leading Quebec organisations are adding their voices to a growing chorus of groups urging the federal government to meaningfully reform the way Canada deals with criminal records.
The coalition now includes 85 civil society groups from across Canada that have come together to call on the federal government to implement a “spent records” regime – a regime that would automatically seal a person’s criminal record if they have successfully completed their sentence and lived in the community without further criminal convictions. Adopting a spent regime would promote reintegration, foster

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