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Criminal Code   have lost children or loved ones who have been killed by somebody driving impaired. To reduce this to a conviction of less than two years or a fine is totally unacceptable, especially from a government that legalized marijuana, knowing that Colorado and Washington saw a doubling

June 17th, 2019House debate

Marilyn GladuConservative

Federal Trades Strategy   they will want to make up for the huge deficits they racked up over the past four years. In 2016, they imposed conditions on health transfers. Then, they rushed ahead with the legalization of marijuana even though the provinces wanted more time. Then, they imposed the carbon tax on provinces

June 12th, 2019House debate

Alupa ClarkeConservative

Veterans Homelessness   turned away, as they do not meet the qualifications. For example, some veterans who are using medical marijuana are turned away from support programs that would otherwise help them, despite the fact that they are using marijuana under the advisement of a physician, as medication

June 11th, 2019House debate

Robert Gordon KitchenConservative

Criminal Records Act   by the right people, who are often in precarious situations. We are talking about vulnerable Canadians, racialized people, indigenous peoples and low-income Canadians. Factually and statistically, these people are the most likely to have a criminal record for simple possession of marijuana

June 6th, 2019House debate

Matthew DubéNDP

Criminal Records Act   to recommendations by industry experts would have served this piece of legislation well. With a view to fairly implementing the new legislation in what should have been lockstep with the legalization of marijuana, the Conservatives are going to support this piece of legislation, but, as I said

June 6th, 2019House debate

Michael BarrettConservative

Criminal Records Act  , did not make it legal because they felt it was morally wrong to ingest or use marijuana. They thought it was the best way to protect people from their own unwise instincts. It was a wrong move. It did not work. It ruined a lot of lives, but those people were not put in prison

June 6th, 2019House debate

Scott ReidConservative

Criminal Records Act  Madam Speaker, it is actually nice to see the spirit of the House as we are trying to move forward collectively in a way that is going to help those people who have been convicted for small possession of marijuana, especially the most marginalized persons. We hear in Regina

June 6th, 2019House debate

Gord JohnsNDP

Criminal Records Act   record suspension and we have talked about expungement. The MP for Victoria put forward a bill on expungement, which was defeated by the government. It just does not make sense to us that everyday Canadians can go ahead now and legally use marijuana recreationally, while

June 6th, 2019House debate

Gord JohnsNDP

Criminal Records Act   with. Companies do not know that it may be a simple possession of marijuana, but it is a simple way of separating the good from the bad, even though the best employee may be lost in that later pile. Those are some of the things we have to understand. One of the key elements to this issue

June 6th, 2019House debate

Karen VecchioConservative

Criminal Records Act   bill. It reminds me of the NAFTA bill. However, sometimes a bill is better than no bill. As I have said many times in the House, I was never in favour of the legalization of marijuana, Bill C-45, which was another typically ill-conceived bill brought in by the Liberal government

June 6th, 2019House debate

Jim EglinskiConservative

Criminal Records Act  Madam Speaker, I want to talk about the community aspect he raised. One of the issues we have seen with legalization, first with medical marijuana and then with individual licences cobbled together, and I realize that they are not necessarily illegal grow-ops, is that what ends

June 4th, 2019House debate

Dean AllisonConservative

Criminal Records Act   a resounding success. Many of the projected outcomes of legalizing marijuana did not come to fruition, including reducing the sale of cannabis on the black market to curb organized crime. In fact, the opposite happened. Cannabis sales on the black market have increased. I cannot ignore

June 4th, 2019House debate

Sylvie BoucherConservative

Criminal Records Act  Madam Speaker, as my colleague knows, the NDP put forward a bill on expunging criminal records for marijuana possession, which the Liberals trashed and voted against. Now, instead, we have a very complicated and costly process someone would have to undertake to hopefully get

June 4th, 2019House debate

Peter JulianNDP

Criminal Records Act  Madam Speaker, I agree that education is a critical component of any sort of public policy. I unfortunately would have to disagree that in this case the desired outcomes from what the government has proposed or expected from the legalization of marijuana have not played out

June 4th, 2019House debate

Glen MotzConservative

Criminal Records Act   concerns of employers, workers and indigenous communities have not been addressed. To add to that, the Prime Minister has failed to explain how his plan would keep marijuana out of the hands of children and profits out of the hands of criminals. Also, the lack of public education has

June 4th, 2019House debate

Dean AllisonConservative