Senator Claude Carignan is the Leader of the Opposition in the Senate
Consuming drugs and getting behind the wheel of a car denotes serious carelessness. The legislation that I have tabled in the Senate, Bill S-230, would allow police in Canada to use a non-invasive roadside saliva-testing device that would detect illegal drugs in a driver's body.
It's done! The budget is a vigorous economic action plan for Canada. Most important, it is a long-term vision. Many measures have been adopted to ensure that government policies encourage the creation of wealth and private-sector jobs. What are the changes?
03/31/2012 08:51 EDT
With the budget coming up, we need to talk Old Age Security (OAS). The cost of the OAS program will explode, going from $36 billion in 2010 to $108 billion in 2030. Refusing to deal with this problem for partisan reasons would be completely irresponsible to future generations, if not shameful.
03/27/2012 05:04 EDT
You've heard the opposition's all-out attacks on minimum sentences and Bill C- 30, which would adapt the investigative powers of police services to fight cybercrime. But it seems to me that a little embarrassment is in order. Who is behind Bill C-30? The Liberal government of Paul Martin.
03/07/2012 07:49 EST
The most vocal criticism of Bill C-10 has been that the proposed legislation will incarcerate minors with hardened criminals. Nothing could be further from the truth. First, let's make it clear that no adolescent under 18 years can be held in a detention centre for adults.
02/21/2012 04:55 EST
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