Fantino says Charter was good for criminals

Former police chief dismisses critics as proponents of "hug-a-thug philosophy"

In his first interview since winning the federal riding of Vaughn, Conservative MP Julian Fantino said Canada’s Charter of Rights and Freedoms has “in fact, benefited some criminals.” Liberal MP Justin Trudeau was quick to criticize the new Tory MP, reminding Fantino he is “not a cop any more.” Fantino shot back accusing Trudeau of embracing a “hug-a-thug philosophy.”

Winnipeg Free Press

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