Canada's sex offender legislation: 'tough on crime', short on smarts!

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[1b] Stephane Massinon, “Calgary critics pan sex registry changes” Calgary Herald (5 June 2009).

[2] Editorial, “Sex offender registry goes too far” Edmonton Journal (3 June 2009).

[3] Supra note 5 at 1605.

[4]  Supra note 14.

[5] Ibid.

[6] Government of Canada, Social Union, News Release, "A Framework to Improve the Social Union for Canadians: An Agreement between the Government of Canada and the Governments of the Provinces and Territories, February 4, 1999," URL accessed 20 December 2006.

[7] [1994] 3 S.C.R. 761.

[8] Peter W. Hogg, Constitutional Law of Canada, 2008 Student ed. (Toronto: Thomson Carswell) at 1103.




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