Today, the House of Commons passed Bill C-2, the Respect for Communities Act. Pretty title, but like so much Conservative legislation, the meaning of the title, like the bill, is cruelly ironic.
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The Harper government said Friday it is disappointed but will comply with a unanimous Supreme Court of Canada ruling which concluded that the government's attempt to shut down North America's only supervised injection site violates the Charter of Rights.
We have a sadist for a prime minister.
Video of me at the BC Supreme Court of Appeal for the courts decision regarding Insite, Vancouver's safe injection site, and then a radio interview on CKNW's Bill Good Show.
The B.C. Court of Appeal has dismissed a federal government appeal, which means InSite, the Vancouver supervised safe-injection site that was the first of its kind in Canada, will remain open.
In the shadow of Marc's battle with the US government, a smaller drama is unfolding here in Vancouver. I am being sentenced for three counts of s. 5(2) of the Controlled Drug and Substances Act (CDSA). Two of the counts are possession of cannabis for the purposes of trafficking and the third count is possession of psilocybin for the purposes of trafficking.
Canadian Member of Parliament Libby Davies is undertaking a cross-Canada tour to promote new solutions to the war on drugs