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Three auto theft convictions should result in three years in prison, Pierre Poilievre says

More than 200 vehicles stolen on average in Canada every day, according to Insurance Bureau of Canada.

Published Feb 5, 2024 at 9:33pm

The Canadian Press
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Three auto theft convictions should result in three years in prison, Pierre Poilievre says
Conservative Leader Pierre Poilievre address the national Conservative caucus on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Jan. 28. PHOTO BY SEAN KILPATRICK /The Canadian Press

Conservative Leader Pierre Poilievre says repeat car thieves should not be allowed to serve their sentence “in their living room watching Netflix.”

Poilievre released a new policy today that insists the current Liberal government goes too easy on people who steal cars.

He says a Conservative government would make sure auto thieves spend at least three years in prison if they are convicted for a third time, and ban house arrest for those convicted of an indictable offence.

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