By introducing regulatory tools to allow those in safety-sensitive industries to enforce zero-tolerance policies, the government would demonstrate a proactive approach to ensuring workplaces in Canada remain safe.
The government should introduce regulatory tools to allow for random drug testing to keep workplaces safe, writes the Railway Association of Canada's acting president, Gérald Gauthier. Photo courtesy of Pixabay
Senators will vote next week on Bill C-45, the government’s proposed cannabis law. If the bill receives royal assent, recreational marijuana use will be legalized by this summer.
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Global Brief magazine editor Irvin Studin says politicians and policy-makers' thinking is 'too small, it’s too linear, it’s too path dependent, and it looks increasingly absurd as these systemic crises.'
Parliamentary Budget Officer Yves Giroux says he's found it 'much more difficult to get information out of the minister’s officer' since Parliament returned with Chrystia Freeland in charge of the nation's finances.