09.19.2017 – Sept. 19th, 2017 – Parliament Resumes // Here are the Issues to Watch this Fall

Parliamentarians are back in Ottawa this week as fall session resumed for Members of Parliament on Monday (Sept. 18th) and for Senators today (Sept. 19th).

This is an exciting time of year and a critical time for us to engage our Members of Parliament regarding some very key bills and issues that will be discussed, studied and voted on this fall.

These are a few of the current bills and issues we are tracking and – most importantly – what you can do about them:

Bill C-51: The government’s Bill C-51 aims to “clean up” the Criminal Code by removing legislation that is viewed as obsolete or redundant. Included in the proposed clean up is the removal of Section 176 which essentially removes the only provision in the CC that directly protects the rights of individuals to freely practice their religion…[Click here to read the full article].