The strength of this country is the people of this country and their freedom and liberty, not the power in this town, Ottawa. Speaker, at the outset I will make it clear that my party supports stiffer penalties for animal cruelty and is against animal cruelty.
We would not have heard Lloyd Axworthy stand up in this place and talk about how we must preserve the mosquito. It seems the Liberals listen to lobby groups from the city, but they will not listen to people directly impacted by the passage of the bill. If I could pick out one concern from this legislation in terms of the most important changes being proposed, that concern would be moving the animal cruelty provisions from those of a property offence, which is the case in the current legislation, to a new and separate section.
For such a horrific crime, a suitable punishment is needed. They must continue treatment during incarceration and any suspended sentence, probation, or parole, unless it is determined that the treatment is no longer necessary. Midas Member.
If it would, the court may require treatment as a condition of probation. A Council of Europe report responded to the Czech Republic laws on castration by saying: "Surgical castration is a mutilating, irreversible intervention and cannot be considered as a medical necessity in the context of the treatment of sex offenders.
Thus castration does not only stop further crimes by the offender one of the main purposes of any punishmentbut it is a strong deterrent for prospective offenders. Keith Ablow. Rape can be and is committed using objects. The Czech Republic was one of the first countries to legalize chemical castration.
When the death penalty was applied, many people were found to be innocent subsequent to their execution — the same could happen here. For this reason, they often request castration in order to save themselves from themselves.
Good Samaritan helps officer track down dangerous driving suspect in Pickering. Every year on Remembrance Day I am especially proud to be a Canadian. There is a blurring of lines when legislation takes animals out of the property section. As well, as the Queen herself has said, there is comfort to be taken from a long life lived to the full.