Current Issues

he Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism, introduces legislation to expedite the removal of foreign criminals from Canada and to enhance the safety and security of Canadians. Citizenship & Immigration Canada.

The Faster Removal of Foreign Criminals Act focuses on three areas which would:

  • Make it easier for the Government to remove dangerous foreign criminals from our country; […]

The Honourable Rob Nicholson, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, and the Honourable Senator Pierre-Hugues Boisvenu, announce the introduction of an act to amend the Criminal Code (victim surcharge). The amendment will make offenders more accountable to victims by doubling the victim surcharge that offenders must pay, and ensuring that it is automatically applied in all cases.  […]

April 22-28, 2012 marks the seventh annual National Victims of Crime Awareness Week (NVCAW), a week dedicated to raising public awareness about victim issues and the programs, services and laws that are available to help victims in their time of need. This year’s theme is “Moving Forward”. Please see the NVCAW website for more information and for a list of events in your community. […]