HOW SHOULD I VOTE ON BILL C-236?
Bill C-236 would require police and prosecutors to consider alternative measures, such as a warning or a referral to a health agency or provider for those charged with possession of hard drugs. Please review the bill here and complete a quick form below to let me know how you want me, your MP, to vote on this proposed legislation.
This enactment amends the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act to require peace officers to consider measures other than judicial proceedings to deal with individuals alleged to have been in possession of certain substances. It also sets out principles to be taken into account in the determination of the most appropriate measures to take.