Our plan will create a framework for controlling the production, distribution, sale and
possession of cannabis in Canada. We will also invest in a strong public awareness campaign so that Canadians are well informed about the dangers of driving under the influence of cannabis.
Budget 2017 is the next step in our Government’s ambitious plan to make smart investments that will create jobs, grow our economy, and provide more opportunities for the middle class and those working hard to join it.
In recent weeks, much attention has been given to Ms. Iqra Khalid’s (Member of Parliament for Mississauga—Erin Mills) Private Members’ Motion.
I would like to take this opportunity to explain the rationale behind our Government’s decision not to continue pursuing changes to the way we vote in our federal elections, and my thoughts on this decision.