Policy Brief to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights: Bill C-5 (previously Bill C-22)
Author: Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction
Submitted to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights in April 2022.
Identifies potential revisions to Bill C-5 for better alignment with the best evidence on alternatives to the criminalization of substance use. It also highlights actions that must accompany legislative change to achieve the intended objectives.