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As part of its commitment to help ensure the safety and security of Canadians, the Government has introduced the Safe Streets and Communities Act, which enacts the Justice for Victims of Terrorism Act and includes proposed reforms to the State Immunity Act. Designed to support victims of terrorism, these changes would result in supporters and perpetrators of terrorism being held accountable for their actions.

These amendments would:

These proposed amendments complement Canada’s existing counter-terrorism measures. They are aimed at deterring terrorism, responding to the needs of victims, and demonstrating Canada’s leadership against perpetrators and supporters of terrorism around the world. The Government of Canada is determined to take decisive steps to protect Canadians from the threat of terrorism. By tabling this legislation, the Government of Canada is sending a clear message that perpetrators of terrorism and their supporters will be held accountable for their actions.

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