Results for - Ottawa denies Alberta's request to let people carry pepper spray for self-defence
The federal government has denied Alberta's request to amend the Criminal Code to allow people to carry pepper spray for self-defence.- CBC News
1. Pepper spray is illegal to carry and its use can result in criminal charges. Do you think the criminal code should be amended so pepper spray is no longer illegal to carry?
2. Provincial Justice Minister Kaycee Madu sent a letter to both his federal counterpart and the public safety minister two weeks ago, arguing victims of recent hate-motivated violence in the province would have benefited from carrying pepper spray. Have you ever been in a situation where you would have benefited from pepper spray?
3. Do you or anyone you know carry pepper spray anyway even though it's illegal?