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Kamloops tables bill to protect children
Robert McKenzie
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Kamloops tables bill to protect children

Especially Needed in Thunder Bay with High level of Sexual Assaults' on Children

THUNDER  BAY, ONTARIO  ~~~~~  October 4, 2022  (LSNews)  Today, Frank Caputo, Conservative Shadow Minister for Veterans Affairs and Associate Minister for National Defence, tabled Bill C-299, An Act to Amend the Criminal Code (maximum penalties).

Bill C-299 raises the maximum sentence for nearly all sexual offences to life imprisonment.

“Sexual offences in Canada are not treated with the seriousness that they deserve,” stated MP Caputo. “We need to change the way sexual offences, especially those against children, are prosecuted and thought about.”

“Robbery is the taking of property by force and carries a maximum sentence of life imprisonment. Yet sexual assault, the taking of consent and dignity by force, carries only a 10-year maximum sentence and a 14-year maximum sentence when the offence is committed against a child,” said Caputo. “This must change. Victims of sexual violence carry trauma are often subjected to a psychological life sentence and deeply rooted impacts. Sentences must recognize this.”

“In my time as a Crown Prosecutor, I often worked directly with victims of sexual violence and saw firsthand the devastation that sexual violence can cause,” continued Caputo. “Only recently have we learned the true extent of the impact of sexual violence on a person, especially when the victim is a child. This change to increase maximum sentences to life imprisonment will clearly demonstrate to victims that the government understands the seriousness of the offence and will allow perpetrators to be punished accordingly.”

“I am hopeful that all parties will support this initiative along with Bill C-291 (changing the name of ‘child pornography’ to ‘child sexual abuse material’) and demonstrate clearly that they will stand on the side of victims of sexual violence,” Caputo concluded.


Editors Note:
One would hope the high level of Sexual Assaults in Thunder Bay against children our two Local Lib-NDP members will come forward and support protecting our children

#LSN_PublicSafety #LSN_SexOffender #LSN_TBay  #LSN_NorWest 

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Murders Thunder Bay vs other Ontario Cities

Thunder Bay maintained its title as the murder capital of Canada in 2018,  For the third consecutive year - and the fourth time in the last five years

 It has been announced again that Thunder Bay is the Murder Capital of Canada for 2018 in Canada for CMAs with populations between 100,000 to less than 500,000 people

Thunder Bay had the highest rate in that category with 6.38 homicides per 100,000.
Barrie with zero
St. Catharines–Niagara  Region with 0.42


Thunder Bay has the highest Opiod death Rate in Ontario

Path 525 Thunder Bay Drug Injection Site  Lake Superior NewsIn 2018, 44 people died of opioid overdose in Thunder Bay.

It’s made Thunder Bay the highest per capita opioid death rate in Ontario.

The 44 deaths were a 40 per cent increase from 2017, a year in which Thunder Bay also held the highest provincial rate.

Between July 2017 and June 2018, nearly 3,900 naloxone kits were handed out by the Thunder Bay District Health Unit and local pharmacies, 



Thunder Bay is that the homicide rate for 2017 is down from 2016 when it stood at 6.62 per 100,000

Greater Sudbury's murder rate is  remains one of the lowest in Canada. murder rate was 0.61 per 100,000 people

Thunder Bay as the only Legal Injeciton site in Northern Ontario 

Murders by Ward 2019

  • Homicide #1  Leo Chiodo  Westfort Ward 108th Avenue Mission Island 
  • Homicide #2  Tanya Andy  McIntrye Ward Behind Landmark Inn
  • Homicide #3  Claude Justin KISHIQUEB Current River Ward Cumberland Street
  • Homicide #4  Robenson St Jean McIntrye Ward Hilldale and Melbourne
  • Homicide #5  Andrew Ayre McKellar Ward,  Victoria Ave East
  • Homicide #6  Nazareth Andrew KWANDIBENS Current River Ward  Arundel Street

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