Government of Canada reintroduces bill on continuing education for judges, enhancing sexual assault survivors' confidence in the criminal justice system
from Department of Justice Canada is CNW
Sept. 25, the Honourable David Lametti, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, reintroduced proposed changes to the Judges Act aimed at ensuring that all newly appointed provincial superior court judges participate in continuing education in sexual assault law and social context. The new Bill is identical to former Bill C-5 which was introduced on February 4, 2020 in the 1st session of the 43rd Parliament.
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