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Brief as submitted to the Standing Senate Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs – April 6 2017
Bill C-37, An Act to amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act and to make related amendments to other Acts
Bill C-37 provides that the application for an exemption for drug injection sites must be for a medical purpose and for an intended public health benefit and to control crime. REAL Women of Canada submits that drug injection sites do not provide a public health benefit or public safety.
Brief as submitted to the Standing Committee on Justice, province of Ontario to consider:
Re: Bill 89 – An Act to enact the Child, Youth and Family Services Act, 2016, to amend and repeal the Child and Family Services Act and to make related amendments to other Acts.
The short title of this Act is the Supporting Children, Youth and Families Act, 2016.
Brief as submitted to the Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs, province of Ontario to consider
Re: Bill 84 – An Act to Amend Various Acts With Respect to Medical Assistance in Dying.
Various Acts are amended in response to the Federal Criminal Code legislation dealing with medical assistance in dying.
Brief on Bill C-16 as submitted to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights November 2016
AN ACT TO AMEND the Canadian Human Rights Act and the Criminal Code
This enactment amends the Canadian Human Rights Act to add gender identity and gender expression to the list of prohibited grounds of discrimination.
The enactment also amends the Criminal Code to extend the protection against hate propaganda set out in that Act to any section of the public that is distinguished by gender identity or expression and to clearly set out that evidence that an offence was motivated by bias, prejudice or hate based on gender identity or expression constitutes an aggravating circumstance that a court must take into consideration when it imposes a sentence.
Brief as submitted to the Standing Committee on Social Policy, province of Ontario to consider
Bill 28, An Act to amend the Children’s Law Reform Act, the Vital Statistics Act and various other Acts respecting parentage and related registrations.
Brief as submitted to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights May 2 2016
Proposed recommendations for Bill C-14 to:
An Act to amend the Criminal Code and to make related amendments to other Acts (medical assistance in dying)
Brief as submitted to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights April 14, 2016
Access to the Justice System Court Challenges Program
Brief as submitted to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance, Pre-budget Consultations, February 18, 2016
The Natural Family, the Most Economical Health and Welfare System
Brief as submitted to the Joint Committee on Physician-Assisted Dying February 12, 2016
Brief on Bill C-2 An Act to Amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act Presented to Public Safety and National Security Committee, October 27 2014
Brief on Bill C-279 – An Act to amend the Canadian Human Rights Act and the Criminal Code (gender identity and gender expression)
Presented to the Senate Standing Committee on Human Rights June 10, 2013.
Brief on Bill C-377- An Act to amend the Income Tax Act (Requirements for Labour Organizations)
Presented to Senate Banking Trade and Commerce Committee May 2013.
International Parliamentary Forum Paper, WCF VI 2012, Family Social and Government May 25-27, 2012
World Congress of Families VI Madrid, Spain, May 25-27th 2012, Speech for Panel: Family, Social and Government Policies
Brief on Bill 13 – An Act to amend the Education Act with respect to bullying and other matters submitted to the Standing Committee on Social Policy, May 2012.