Abolition Of Mandatory Sentences For Drug Possession – February 18, 2021
Ottawa will amend the Criminal Code in order to be more lenient in the face of simple drug possession. We discuss this with Irvin Waller, professor of criminology at the University of Ottawa.
The Trudeau government is expected to table its reform bill of the Official Languages Act shortly. We are now learning that it could make the appointment of bilingual judges to the Supreme Court of Canada mandatory. Political scientist Stéphanie Chouinard analyzes the question.
Finally, journalists Althia Raj (HuffPost), Conrad Yakabuski (Le Devoir) and Joël-Denis Bellavance (La Presse) discuss the reform of the Official Languages Act, the abolition of mandatory sentences for simple possession of drugs , the bill to abolish the use of assault weapons and the delivery of vaccines to the country.