February 3rd, 2017

Ending Hate Crimes in Canada

Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to rise in strong support of Bill C-305, an act to amend the Criminal Code regarding mischief. I want to thank the member for Nepean for bringing this bill forward.

February 2nd, 2017

Supporting safe consumption sites

Mr. Speaker, let me begin by saying a few words about how this affects the people of Victoria who sent me here to speak on their behalf. Where I come from this is not an academic debate; it is a crisis across our community.

February 1st, 2017

200 law profs call for Canada to "immediately stop blocking refugee claimants from crossing the border from the US into Canada"

More than 200 law professors across Canada have signed an open letter to the Immigration Minister, calling on the government to immediately stop turning back refugee claimants at the US-Canada border under the Safe Third Country Agreement.