The federal government said it has no plans to step into the distracted driving debate, even with Canada’s insurance industry calling for tougher laws to be enacted. 345 more words
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The federal justice minister is changing her tone on the possibility of criminalizing distracted driving.
Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould said Thursday she’ll be discussing the issue when she meets with her provincial counterparts next month, after having previously deferred the issue of criminalization to the provincial governments. 687 more words
In Bridgewater Nova Scotia six teens are set to appear in court charged under new legislation dealing with sharing images. The charges relate to the distributing of intimate images without permission, and possession of child porn. 395 more words
Written by Mary Giuffre: I’ve never been a fan of government. For most of my life I’ve voted because I’m supposed to and until the past few years I didn’t given much attention to the whys and wherefores of my country, my province or my municipality. 1,848 more words
Re: Euthanasia will have unforeseen consequences; The defenceless and vulnerable face deadly risks, guest column by Patrick McKeon, April 22.
The bill which he vaguely references actually states that it is to amend the Canadian Criminal Code to “create exemptions from the offences of culpable homicide, of aiding suicide and of administering a noxious thing, in order to permit medical practitioners and nurse practitioners to provide medical assistance in dying and to permit pharmacists and other persons to assist in the process”. 155 more words
Jian Ghomeshi, and others accused of sexual assault, should have to testify and face cross-examination.
It flies in the face of a basic tenet of law, and there’s a section of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms that will prevent this from happening, but Ghomeshi should really have to go on the hot seat. 377 more words