Expunging Unjust LGBTQ2 Convictions

In Committee from the Senate of Canada

Expunging Unjust LGBTQ2 Convictions

Human Rights – April 18, 2018:

Senators proceed to study the government’s bill to establish a procedure for expunging certain historically unjust convictions, including convictions that were discriminatorily applied to LGBTQ2 Canadians.

Participating in the study on Bill C-66 are the Criminal Lawyers’ Association’s Angela Chaisson and Maya Borooah; York University’s Tom Hooper; Laurentian University’s Gary Kinsman; Innocence Canada’s James Lockyer; the Quebec Gay Archives’ Ross Higgins and Jacques Prince; Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network’s Ronald Rosenes; as well as Just Society Committee’s Martine Roy.