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Indigenous Peoples and Canada's Justice System  Mr. Chair, thank appreciate the opportunity to rise on this very important issue. Before I start, I would to acknowledge the tragic events that have occurred in Florida and extend my thoughts and the thoughts of everyone in the chamber to the people of Florida. On this important

February 14th, 2018House debate

Jody Wilson-RaybouldLiberal

Justice  Mr. Speaker, we have been working diligently since we came into government, building on the work that has occurred over decades advocated by indigenous peoples and the like to ultimately improve our criminal justice system. We will propose broad-based reform to the criminal justi

February 13th, 2018House debate

Jody Wilson-RaybouldLiberal

Justice  Mr. Speaker, I would echo my hon. colleague's sentiments to the Boushie family in their time of grief, and recognize that we, as a country, have to do more in terms of the criminal justice system and the overrepresentation of indigenous peoples, black Canadians, and other margina

February 12th, 2018House debate

Jody Wilson-RaybouldLiberal

Justice  Mr. Speaker, first, we are undertaking a broad-based review of the criminal justice system. I look forward to bringing forward reform, in the near future. We have worked very diligently with members throughout the House. To the member's specific question, we are looking at perem

February 12th, 2018House debate

Jody Wilson-RaybouldLiberal

Canadian Armed Forces  Mr. Speaker, to be clear, everybody deserves an environment that is safe and free from harassment and discrimination. I share the concerns the Prime Minister expressed yesterday with respect to this case. I am looking into the pleadings to ensure that they are consistent with the

February 8th, 2018House debate

Jody Wilson-RaybouldLiberal

Fisheries Act  moved for leave to introduce Bill C-68, an act to amend the Fisheries Act and other acts in consequence. (Motions deemed adopted, bill read the first time and printed)

February 6th, 2018House debate

Jody Wilson-RaybouldLiberal

Human Rights  Mr. Speaker, this week, along with my colleagues the Minister of Foreign Affairs and the Minister of Canadian Heritage, I had the honour to host the first summit on human rights with my colleagues from the provinces and territories, the first summit in almost 30 years. Meeting

December 12th, 2017House debate

Jody Wilson-RaybouldLiberal

Questions on the Order Paper  Mr. Speaker, to the extent that the information that has been requested is protected by solicitor-client privilege, the federal crown asserts that privilege and, in this case, has waived that privilege only to the extent of revealing the total legal costs. Justice lawyers, notari

December 8th, 2017House debate

Jody Wilson-RaybouldLiberal

Cannabis Act  Mr. Speaker, we are a government that bases its actions on science, evidence, and certainly, on data. The latest data available in 2015 shows the prevalence of cannabis use in the past year was one in five Canadians aged 15 to 19, and nearly one in three aged 20 to 24. The rate o

November 22nd, 2017House debate

Jody Wilson-RaybouldLiberal

Cannabis Act  Mr. Speaker, the purpose of Bill C-45, as all members of the House have heard me state before, and what we are committed to, is legalization, strict regulation, and restriction of access to cannabis to keep it out of the hands of young people, and the proceeds of its sale out of

November 22nd, 2017House debate

Jody Wilson-RaybouldLiberal

Cannabis Act  Mr. Speaker, as I said in my comments, the status quo simply is not working. Our government has been committed to the legalization, strict regulation, and restriction of access to cannabis from day one. To the first part of the question, we have engaged in extensive consultation

November 22nd, 2017House debate

Jody Wilson-RaybouldLiberal

Cannabis Act  Mr. Speaker, I would like to thank all members of the committee for their substantive work on Bill C-45. As I have said with respect to this bill, protecting the health and safety of Canadians is a top priority of our government. That is why we are taking a careful regulatory app

November 22nd, 2017House debate

Jody Wilson-RaybouldLiberal

Cannabis Act  moved that Bill C-45, An Act respecting cannabis and to amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act, the Criminal Code and other Acts, be read the third time and passed. Mr. Speaker, it is my pleasure to rise to speak to Bill C-45. On October 13, I introduced two pieces of i

November 22nd, 2017House debate

Jody Wilson-RaybouldLiberal

Cannabis Act  moved that the bill, as amended, be concurred in.

November 21st, 2017House debate

Jody Wilson-RaybouldLiberal

Marijuana  Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to stand up to speak to Bill C-45, which is currently being debated. Our government has been and will always be committed to moving forward to legalize, strictly regulate, and restrict access to cannabis in order to keep it out of the hands of children a

November 21st, 2017House debate

Jody Wilson-RaybouldLiberal