Legal and Constitutional Affairs – May 2, 2013

In Committee from the Senate of Canada

Legal and Constitutional Affairs – May 2, 2013

Legal and Constitutional Affairs

Guy Poudrier of the RCMP, Trevor Bhupsingh of Public Safety Canada, Geoff Leckey with the Canada Border Services Agency, and Carson Pardy of the Ontario Provincial Police discuss Bill S-16 and the prosecution process of tobacco trafficking across Canada.

Alex Scholten of the Canadian Convenience Stores Association, and Michel Rouillard of National Coalition Against Contraband Tobacco discuss the tax implications of tobacco trafficking and the outcomes it has on retail outlets across the country.