Changes to domestic violence law send ‘profound signal’

Wednesday, April 4, 2018

Molly Hayes  |  April 2, 2018  |  The Globe and Mail

"Lawyers and academics are lauding new federal legislation on domestic abuse that they say will strengthen the courts’ definition and treatment of intimate partner violence.

These changes − including broader parameters around domestic violence, a higher threshold for bail and increased sentences for repeat offenders − come as part of Bill C-75, unveiled in Parliament last week with the overarching goal of speeding up Canada’s chronically backlogged courts..." read full article here