Therefore I call on all parties in the House to support Bill C to improve the administration of criminal justice in Canada. While most of these offences are non-violent, with the exception of forcible confinement, they involve intrusion into the sanctity of our homes and forgery which may deprive our most vulnerable citizens, our seniors, of valuable financial assets.
The expert witness then has to come back again, thus increasing costs.
So, the police and the courts can't warn us about the people responsible for most of the abuse that is committed across the United States. Coping with this kind of stress is almost impossible, and without exceptionally strong support systems, most are doomed to fail.
Further, people who are labeled as sex offenders lose jobs, get evicted, are threatened with death, and harassed by neighbors. Start by learning the facts. Accurate information about the situation can help you turn fear into confidence that you really can keep your family safe.
And we need to provide mental health treatment for victims and offenders, in prison and out.
She told me other neighbors were confused and upset about the prospect of having high risk child molesters living in their neighborhood. We need to improve our systems for handling reports of abuse, looking to models like Wynona's House in Essex County, which brings different agencies together to ease the burden on victims reporting abuse.
But when it comes to stopping sex assaults, these measures do more harm than good. Further, people who are labeled as sex offenders lose jobs, get evicted, are threatened with death, and harassed by neighbors.
Truth is, they probably want to succeed as well. Banishment zone laws may very likely force sexual offenders to move from environments in which they have support networks into other communities in which they have no support, putting residents in their new communities at risk.
People who transition from prison into society face countless challenges, and most have very limited resources, financial or otherwise.
Those who accepted later found their bank accounts to have been emptied out. As well, the indictment approach will be reserved for only the most serious crimes, as decided by the crown prosecutor. Bill C proposes that a person who commits murder while stalking in circumstances where he or she intended to make the victim fear for their safety or the safety of others, for example the victim's children, can be found guilty of first degree murder whether or not it can be proved that the murder itself was planned and deliberate.
This has come home to roost twice in recent times, specifically Bill C, now called Bill C, the Pearson airport debacle, and Bill C, the firearms act.