• A Day in the Life of a Legislative Drafter
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    A Day in the Life of a Legislative Drafter

    A little nervous. It’s Justice Canada and it sounds very official. But everybody has been so welcoming and supportive. My name is Diana Smyth and I participated in A Day in the Life of a legislative drafter. The team here is very dedicated. Very passionate about what they do. And they care about what they’re doing and how it will impact all Canadians. I think you obviously need to know the law, but I’ve also found that a good knowledge of history helps because you can look back on things that have precedence and bring them forward to help inform new laws. I think that just knowing where we all…

  • Military Justice Legislation Amendment Bill – Second Reading – Video 10
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    Military Justice Legislation Amendment Bill – Second Reading – Video 10

    thank you I am stainless as a split call list Craig Hartman thank you madam Speaker it’s a pleasure to take a call on this bill and well it’s actually quite a non-controversial bill I think it’s really really important in terms of what it does for those serving in the armed forces because what it does is it makes sure that the victims of serious offenses of a sexual or violent nature get the same rights as they would in the civilian justice system and that’s absolutely crucial because I think experiencing these things as a victim is the same wherever you are in terms of your workplace and…