Hate Crimes

Liberal MP Arya tables hate crimes private member’s bill

The bill would make it an offence to cause mischief to a property used primarily for religious worship, educational institution, sports or cultural centre, or a seniors’ residence because of bias, prejudice, or hate based on religion, race, colour, national or ethnic origin, gender identity, or sexual orientation.

Rookie Liberal MP Chandra Arya is hoping that his private member’s bill will be passed in the Parliament with the unanimous support of all political parties. Photograph curtesy of Liberal MP Chandra Arya

By ABBAS RANA

PUBLISHED : Monday, Oct. 24, 2016 12:00 AM

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