The Chamber strongly supports safe communities. Everyone needs to feel safe at home, at work and in our communities.
Last week, new legislation was introduced to ban the use of illicit drugs from:
The legislation attempts to address concerns raised now that personal possession of small amounts of illegal drugs is permitted. The rule change is part of a pilot program to reduce stigma, cited as a barrier holding people back from seeking help.
If passed, the legislation will allow police officers to stop people from using drugs if they don't move to a supervised consumption site or other appropriate area.