Ministers Discuss Legislation to Simplify Process for Pardons – June 10, 2021

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Ministers Discuss Legislation to Simplify Process for Pardons – June 10, 2021

At a virtual news conference, federal ministers Bill Blair (public safety) and Bardish Chagger (diversity and inclusion and youth) are joined by Joël Lightbound, the parliamentary secretary to the public safety minister, to discuss Bill C-31, the government’s proposed legislation aimed at simplifying the application process for pardons for criminal records. The bill is intended to address systemic inequities in the criminal justice system.