Pierre Poilievre says broken bail system responsible for unprovoked crime in Canada’s cities

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Conservative Leader Pierre Poilievre speaks at a news conference in Calgary, on Feb. 15.Jeff McIntosh/The Canadian Press Federal Conservative Leader Pierre Poilievre says the responsibility for addressing violent and unprovoked crime in cities across Canada falls on the shoulders of the federal government, and that the criminality is a result of a broken bail system. Mr. Poilievre made his remarks during a campaign-style speech on Wednesday in Calgary, his hometown. He criticized Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s handling of the criminal justice system, which he said has failed to keep prolific offenders behind bars and is leading to more dangerous streets....