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Bail Reform is urgently needed

Catch-and-release for repeat violent offenders and decriminalizing hard drugs have boosted violent crime and drug overdoses. The Liberals need to address the bail reform which has been called for by law enforcement and victim advocates across the country. A Conservative government will reverse easy access to bail and ensure serious, repeat, violent offenders remain behind bars as they await trial.

“In downtown Calgary, I can see the impact first hand. Property crime is up 65%. Addictions and homelessness are up. Most troubling, deaths from overdose went up. People have stopped taking the CTrain because it is not safe. Seniors have told me they are more isolated because they do not feel safe on the street. It is simply not working.”

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