The bill will also address a Liberal campaign promise to crack down on intimate partner violence, including by reversing the onus on bail for those previously convicted of violence against a current or former spouse, common-law partner or dating partner.
She added: “Introducing legislation that strips away not only the ability of the prosecution to effectively run cases, bu this also strips away the ability of defense to effectively defend their client as a knee-jerk reaction to one case is very, very dangerous for our justice system.”
While discussing Bill C-46 and the issue of marijuana legalization and impaired driving, Lee said: “We don’t have the science in dealing with marijuana and driving that we did when we imposed the Immediate Roadside Prohibition scheme. The science isn’t there, it’s a hundred years behind . it may never get there because it may not work out that way.”