Debates from Previous Months
The debates below were conducted online between 1996 and 2003. You can no longer input comments live online because of spam and security concerns. If you or your students would like to contribute to ongoing debate on any of these issues please contact Stephen Biss email@example.com. Students names should not be included.
May 1996 (Young Persons Criminal Code)
June 1996 (Act Include Ages 10 and 11)
July 1996 (Act Exclude Ages 16 and 17)
August 1996 (S. 56 Statements)
September 1996 (Boot Camp)
October 1996 (More Severe Sentences)
December 1996 (Rehabilitation Resources in Provinces)
February 1997 (Psychological Assessments)
April 1997 (Alternative Measures)
October 1997 (Parental Responsibility for Damages by Children)
February 1998 (The Ramsay Bill C-210)
May 1998 (Youth Criminal Justice Act)
September 1998 (Amendments to s. 56)
December 2002 Prosecuting 10 and 11 year olds as criminals
January 2003 Prosecuting 16 and 17 year olds as adults
February 2003 Interrogation of Young Persons
March 2003 Zero Tolerance
April 2003 Should the Age of Consent be Raised to 18?
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