Justice Reform Bill Targets Drug Sentences – February 18, 2021

Justice Reform Bill Targets Drug Sentences – February 18, 2021

Justice Reform Bill Targets Drug Sentences – February 18, 2021

Families, Children and Social Development Minister Ahmed Hussen joins Peter Van Dusen to discuss the government’s justice reform bill, which includes an end to mandatory mandatory minimum sentences for certain drug offences that disproportionately affect Indigenous and Black offenders. We also have reaction from MPs Arif Virani (Liberal), Michael Cooper (Conservative), and Randall Garrison (NDP).

Political observers Kate Harrison, Kiavash Najafi, and Susan Smith debate the day’s top stories.