Meet Jacque Demers, Tory rebel in the Senate:
The Stephen Harper's attempt to increase penalties for young offenders will be a formidable adversary: Jacques Demers. In an interview with LCN, the conservative senator voted against this key measure of his own party.
"I will not send a boy of 14 or 16 years to be assaulted in prison."
See, I told you I liked this guy. Nobody could coach Norris Division teams back in the 80s and not develop some sympathy for the down-and-out.
PS. The above quote is a translation from the French, so it sounds a bit rough.
h/t Imp on Twitter.