Fall 2014 Overview of CAPPD related Bills in the House

A number of bills currently before the House of Commons and Senate relate to the work of the CAPPD.

Bill C-13: Protecting Canadians from Online Crime Act
Currently in second reading in the Senate, the Bill aims to address the non-consensual sharing of intimate images – a form of sexualized violence – and gender-based hate speech online. The Bill intends to make the non-consensual sharing of intimate images a criminal offense. It would also give police easier access to metadata collected by internet service providers; which has some critics [...]

2014 Launch of UNFPA State of World Population Report

A new report by UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, shows how young people are key to economic and social progress in developing countries and describes what must be done to realize their full potential.

The State of World Population 2014, The Power of 1.8 Billion: Adolescents, Youth and the Transformation of the Future provides the latest trends and statistics on adolescent and youth populations worldwide.

In Canada, UNFPA’s flagship publication was released on Parliament Hill in partnership with CAPPD on 18 November at 6 pm. Representing UNFPA was Dianne [...]