CACP Statement: Bill C-22

    02/19/21 - 02/19/25

    On February 18, 2021, the federal government of Canada issued a news release announcing Bill C-22 on systemic discrimination, disproportionate representation and simple possession of illicit drugs. This post represents the CACP's statement on Bill C-22.

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    CACP Submission: Bill C-247 - Coercive Control

    02/18/21 - 02/18/25

    The CACP appeared before the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights to present a CACP submission on Bill C-247 - An Act to amend the Criminal Code (controlling or coercive conduct).

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    CACP Statement: Bill C21 - New Firearms Legislation

    02/17/21 - 02/17/25

    On February 16, 2021, the federal government of Canada announced a comprehensive package of legislative measures to combat firearms crime and reduce firearms-related deaths. This post represents the CACP's statement regarding Bill C-21.

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    Joint Statement Signals Significant Statistical Enhancement for Canada’s Criminal Justice System

    07/15/20 - 07/15/21

    A CACP & Statistics Canada joint statement committing to working with the policing community & key organizations to enable police to report statistics on Indigenous & ethno- cultural groups in police-reported crime statistics on victims & accused persons.

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    Canada's police leaders recommend adopting a public health led diversionary approach to illicit substance use

    07/09/20 - 07/09/21

    The CACP announced its recommendation that all police agencies in Canada recognize substance abuse and addiction as a public health issue to help reduce drug overdoses and its endorsement of the decriminalization of personal possession of illicit drugs.

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