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I'm proud to introduce Senator Mobina Jaffer's Bill S-210 to remove the repugnant phrase "barbaric cultural practices" from amendments to the Immigration & Refugee Protection Act, the Civil Marriage Act, the Criminal Code and other acts.
Today is a very special day. Not only is it the second day of Canada’s Heritage Week, it is also recognized by the global community as International Mother Languages Day.
This Bill is part of the Government of Canada’s comprehensive approach to drug policy; one that strikes a balance between public health and public safety.
Soon after being elected last October, I came to learn of the plight of many Canadian families who had adopted children from the Democratic Republic of Congo, but faced obstacles that prevented the families from uniting.
Yesterday marked an important moment in the history of this country. It recognized that Canada does not have a perfect history, that we have on occasion, stumbled, and been unjust.
The much-anticipated, much-needed Budget 2016 is an essential step to grow the middle class and revitalize the Canadian economy.
I rise in the House today in support of Bill C-14, An Act to amend the Criminal Code and to make related amendements to other Acts, also known as Medical Assistance in Dying.