Mr. Speaker, our priority is always the safety and security of all Canadians.
The prevention and treatment of infectious diseases protects everyone, including correctional service officers. Correctional Service Canada conducts thorough threat risk assessments before inmates are approved to participate in this program, and the appropriate safeguards are always in place. Since the introduction of this program, there have been no safety incidents involving staff or other inmates.
This is yet another example of the Conservatives' approach, which does not work to keep Canadians safe.