Bill C-14 the Not Criminally Responsible Reform Act (NCR)

The Schizophrenia Society of Canada (SSC) working with the 10 provincial schizophrenia societies has created a coalition of 12 national mental health organizations who have lobbied MPs and Senators concerning Bill C-14 (formerly Bill C-54). Members of the coalition met with particular members of the Legal and Constitutional Affairs Standing Senate Committee including the Chair, Senator Runciman and the bill’s sponsor, Senator McIntyre. Chris Summerville, CEO of the SSC appeared before the senate committee to testify regarding the weaknesses of the bill.

Mental Health Community Committed to Repairing Damage Caused by Bill C-14, Not Criminally Responsible Reform Act