moved for leave to introduce Bill C-274, an act to amend the Criminal Code and the Corrections and Conditional Release Act (cumulative sentences).
Mr. Speaker, I would like to thank the hon. member for Mississauga South for seconding my private member's bill which aims to recognize victims of crime as individuals by ending volume discounts for rapists and murderers in our courts. These volume discounts are granted by concurrence sentencing which allows a serial killer or a serial rapist to serve sentences for multiple crimes at the same time and be out on the street in only a fraction of the total sentence.
I believe Canadians are tired of having the price for murder and rape marked down by the courts and parole boards. This bill would narrow the gap between our justice system and justice.
(Motions deemed adopted, bill read the first time and printed.)