This Week @ Queen’s Park – August 10, 2018
- The Provincial Government plans to invest part of the $1.9 billion it has earmarked for mental health care into training police and first responders on how to manage interactions with people dealing with mental health issues and addictions.
- Conservative MPP Kaleed Rasheed asked the Minister of Community Safety and Correctional Services, the Hon. Michael Tibollo, about the government’s position on “anti-racism activities”.
- There are indications that the Government of Ontario will not proceed with the establishment of the Cannabis Intelligence Coordination Centre (CICC) announced by the previous Provincial Government. The CICC’s mandate was to shut down illegal cannabis shops and combat the black market supply of marijuana after the drug becomes legal in Canada.