A joint dinner with The Canadian Club of Toronto. Details of the Deschenes Commission report and the need to improve and strengthen the Canadian justice system on a continuing basis. The government's recent response to the report of the Commission of Inquiry on War Criminals. The aboriginal Constitutional process. The government's commitment to insure a more effective, efficient and accessible justice system in Canada. Basic principles of our justice system. Major objectives and their accomplishment, of the Deschenes report. A detailed description of the report. Legal alternatives for proceedings against individuals suspected of war crimes. Amendments to the Criminal Code. Recommendations to strengthen Canada's immigration and citizenship processes to ensure the difficulty of entry for war criminals. Changes to the Citizenship Act. The intention of the government to proceed with the recommendations of the Deschenes report. The response of Canadians to this intent. The aboriginal Constitutional process: negotiations, suggestions and recommendations. The need for Canadians to be informed as to their justice system. Suggestions to make that happen.
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