The Canadian Press

2011-09-30 | SCOC Insite Harper

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In a precedent-setting ruling on the division of federal and provincial powers, the Supreme Court of Canada unanimously ruled against Ottawa and upheld British Columbia's right to operate a supervised injection site for drug addicts. Prime Minister Stephen Harper said he was disappointed with the Supreme Court ruling -- but said the decision would be respected. (The justices agreed closing the Insite clinic in Vancouver would violate the rights of addicts.)

Date: 2011-09-30
Placeline: QUEBEC CITY, Quebec.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 23 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << obviously the the preference of this government in dealing with a drug crime is obviously to prosecute those who sell drugs and create drug addiction in our population in our youth and when it comes to treating drug addiction to try and do so through programs of prevention and treatment >>