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Report of the Standing Senate Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs (Bill S-231, An Act to amend the Canada Evidence Act and the Criminal Code (protection of journalistic sources)

April 4, 2017
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Senator Joyal: Thank you, honourable senators. I'll look at my watch. I will try to keep my remarks short. Bill S-231 is entitled an Act to amend the Canada Evidence Act and the Criminal Code (protection of journalistic sources.)

Honourable senators will remember that that private member's bill on the Senate floor was introduced by our colleague Senator Carignan, following, as you know, a lot of reports in the media in relation to investigations that took place against journalists in the improper, I should say, legalistic context. Read the speech