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Crime and Deviance in Canada: Historical Perspectives by Len Green, Chris McCormick

By Len Green, Chris McCormick

This designated and well timed reader brings jointly 24 of the superior and so much arguable readings at the historical past of crime, deviance, and legal justice in Canada. This publication will make an awesome middle or extra textual content for any Introductory Criminology or Crime and Deviance path in Canada, fairly people with an old part.

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William Lyon Mackenzie wrote of personally witnessing a tea-smuggling operation from Youngstown, New York to Fort George right under the noses of British soldiers who made no effort whatever to intervene. He concluded that smuggling tea and other American goods across the border, especially at Niagara, “must have been nearly universal” (Mackenzie 1833, 81–84). American treasury officials, perhaps even more than the British, tried their utmost to put a stop to smuggling across the border, but from 33 both sides the officials could only intercept a trickle of the huge stream of smuggled goods regularly crossing the line.

27. 28. 29. (London: Hudson’s Bay Record Society, 1946) at 239–304. Jennifer Brown, Strangers in Blood: Fur Trade Company Families in the Indian Country (Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press, 1980) at 14, has noted that Nixon’s “report” of 1682 is the earliest surviving account of the fur trade sent back to London from Hudson Bay. Ibid. at 272–73. E. , Hudson’s Bay Company Letters Outward, 1679–94, vol. E. , Hudson’s Bay Copy Booke of Letters, Commissions, Instructions Outward, 1668–1696, vol.

G. 5, Al, UCS, v. 125:68817– 18. Also see Attorney-General Boulton to Lt. Col. G. 5, Al, UCS, v. 125:68842–843. 7. Charles Eliot to Lt. Col. G. 5, Al. UCS, v. 125:69014-015. 8. Charles Eliot to Lt. Col. H. S. G. 5, Al, UCS, v. 125: 69157–160. 9. Attorney-General Boulton to Lt. Col. G. 5, Al, UCS, v. 125:69110. 10. Charles Eliot to Lt. Col. G. 5, Al, UCS, v. 125:69157–158. 11. ” 12. The following argument suggests that banishment was seen as more effective by key members of the Upper Canadian government than John Weaver’s 35 13.

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