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CAEFS Presents to Senate on Bill C-48


On Oct 5th, 2023, CAEFS Executive Director, Emilie Coyle, presented to the Standing Senate Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs on Bill C-48.

On September 22, 2023, CAEFS, Luke’s Place, Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF) and the Barbra Schlifer Commemorative Clinic published ‘Proposed Amendments to Bill C-48 and Important Considerations about the Bail System: A brief on Bill C-48, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (bail reform)’ Submitted to the Senate Standing Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs. On October 2, 2023 they release a press release regarding this brief.

On July 10th, 2023, CAEFS, The John Howard Association of Canada, Blac Legal Action Centre (BLAC) and Canadian Civil Liberties Association (CCLA) published a letter sent to all the Premiers in Canada on Canada’s Bail System and Bill C-48.