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Corrections and Conditional Release Act - Bill C-12

Bill to Amend—Third Reading On the Order: Resuming debate on the motion of the Honourable Senator McInnis, seconded by the Honourable Senator Frum, for the third reading of Bill C-12, An Act to amend the Corrections and Conditional Release Act. Hon. Larry W. Campbell: Honourable senators, in keeping with Senator McInnis' comments, I will not be lengthy either. I would like to thank Senator McInnis for his kind words regarding my expertise, but it should be noted that…
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Tougher Penalties for Child Predators Act - Bill C-26

Bill to Amend—Third Reading On the Order: Resuming debate on the motion of the Honourable Senator Plett, seconded by the Honourable Senator Fortin-Duplessis, for the third reading of Bill C-26, An Act to amend the Criminal Code, the Canada Evidence Act and the Sex Offender Information Registration Act, to enact the High Risk Child Sex Offender Database Act and to make consequential amendments to other Acts. Hon. Larry W. Campbell: Honourable senators, before I start to…
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Controlled Drugs and Substances Act - Bill C-2

Bill to Amend—Third Reading—Debate Suspended On the Order: Resuming debate on the motion of the Honourable Senator Dagenais, seconded by the Honourable Senator Fortin-Duplessis, for the third reading of Bill C-2, An Act to amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act. Hon. Larry W. Campbell: Honourable senators, I rise today to speak to Bill C-2 on its third reading. I don't think it's necessary for me to get into long descriptions about addiction and what it does to…
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Corrections and Conditional Release Act - Bill C-12

Bill to Amend—Second Reading On the Order: Resuming debate on the motion of the Honourable Senator McInnis, seconded by the Honourable Senator McIntyre, for the second reading of Bill C-12, An Act to amend the Corrections and Conditional Release Act. Hon. Larry W. Campbell: Honourable senators, once again I find myself defending those who are considered in parts of society to be indefensible. I am, of course, referring to those persons who are addicted to drugs, be it…
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Tougher Penalties for Child Predators Act - Bill C-26

Bill to Amend—Second Reading On the Order: Resuming debate on the motion of the Honourable Senator Plett, seconded by the Honourable Senator Fortin-Duplessis, for the second reading of Bill C-26, An Act to amend the Criminal Code, the Canada Evidence Act and the Sex Offender Information Registration Act, to enact the High Risk Child Sex Offender Database Act and to make consequential amendments to other Acts. Hon. Larry W. Campbell: At the outset, honourable senators,…
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Senators' Statements - Supervised Access to Drugs

Hon. Larry W. Campbell: Honourable senators, the following statement is endorsed by 124 organizations from across Canada regarding Bill C-2, An Act to amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (respect for communities act): We believe in health, human rights, harm reduction, scientific evidence and the well-being of our communities. Bill C-2, currently before Parliament, undermines all of these by setting out an excessive and unreasonable process for health authoritie…
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Senators' Statements - Kitsilano Coast Guard Base

Hon. Larry W. Campbell: Honourable senators, I'd like to read to you a letter addressed to the Right Honourable Prime Minister Stephen Harper: Dear sir: My name is Sara Kalis Gilbert. My father, Captain Pieter Kalis, worked in the Canadian Coast Guard for many years, beginning in 1959, he retired in the mid-eighties. He worked on the weather ships, the ice breakers, captained the CCGS Skidegate through the Northwest Passage, in 1975, . . . and rounded out his career as Ma…
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Controlled Drugs and Substances Act - Bill C-2

Bill to Amend—Second Reading—Debate Continued On the Order: Resuming debate on the motion of the Honourable Senator Dagenais, seconded by the Honourable Senator Maltais, for the second reading of Bill C-2, An Act to amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act. Hon. Larry W. Campbell: Honourable senators, I'd like to speak to Bill C-2, and I'm going to do it in a question-and-answer form, which I think is easier for us to understand. In the first place, what is Bill…
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