Peter MacKay slapped down (again) by judge over victim surcharge - 2014-08-01

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F0.png Peter MacKay slapped down (again) by judge over victim surcharge August 1, 2014, PressProgress

Not long ago, Justice Minister Peter MacKay actually said homeless people should sell off "a bit of property" to come up with the cash to pay the mandatory victim surcharge if they're convicted of an offence.

An Ontario judge has just replied with a forceful response: the mandatory surcharge is unconstitutional.

Here's how we got here:

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