Briefs 2012 to PresentCecelia2021-03-09T18:10:49+00:00
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Brief as submitted to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy, and Ethics on February 23, 2021:
Protection of Privacy and Reputation on Platforms such as Pornhub
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 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 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 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.