Bill S-10 "Penalties for organized drug crime act" - Information Resources
|Bill S-10 Senate Debates
May 5, 2010 - Bill S-10 introduced in the Senate. "First Reading"
Read the Bill S-10 Press Release from Justice Minister, Rob Nicholson
"The bill specifically targets gangs and other organized criminal groups who participate in the illegal drug trade."
"Our Government's message is clear: drug lords should pay with jail time," said Mr Petit. "Canadians can count on us to continue standing up for law-abiding citizens. We will denounce any tactics that may weaken or obstruct this important legislation."
- Daniel Petit, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Justice website
|Bill S-10 Senate transcripts: May 11 | May 12 | May 13 |
May 11, 2010 - Senate Debate on Bill S-10 (prior to it being sent to Committee)
Read a highlighted version of Conservative Senator John Wallace's speech to the Senate regarding Bill S-10!
"It is the government's view that production from six plants and up does constitute serious drug crime."
(Senator John Wallace is the Conservative Senator who introduced Bill S-10.)
Senator John D. Wallace just doesn't get it !
May 12, 2010 - Senate Debate on Bill S-10
Read a highlighted version of Liberal Senator George Baker's speech to the Senate regarding Bill S-10!
"...who was the vice-chair of the House of Commons committee [that did a thorough study of mandatory minimums]? The Honourable Rob Nicholson, P.C."
May 13, 2010 - Senate Debate on Bill S-10
Read a highlighted version of Conservative Senator Pierre Claude Nolin's speech to the Senate regarding Bill S-10!
"We need to face facts: the problem is not the substance; it is the prohibition of that substance."
Senator Nolin was chair of Canada's 2002 Senate Special Committee on Illegal Drugs
Politicians who support prohibition are supporting organized crime
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