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The wrong way to handle mentally ill "criminals"

Bill C-14, the Not Criminally Responsible Reform Act, is now before the Senate Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs. In his testimony to the committee on February 27, Justice Minister Peter McKay repeated the oft-used statement that past behaviour is the best predictor of future behaviour.

By Dr. Sandy Simpson, CAMH Chief of Forensic Psychiatry

This opinion brief appeared in iPolitics.ca on February 28, 2014. Click here to read the rest of the piece.​
Dr. Sandy Simpson
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