Sports—Anti-doping RegulationsPublished on 11 December 2014 Your Question Period by Senator Jim Munson
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Hon. Jim Munson:
Mr. Leader, I have a question submitted by Mr. Lucas Wilson of Toronto, Ontario, through our “Your Question Period” initiative. Mr. Wilson writes:
Doping continues to be a major problem in amateur and professional sports. Even with thorough drug-testing regimes, athletes are often able to evade getting caught for long periods of time.
Greater penalties for athletes and coaches should be available — including, in the most serious cases, criminal sanction. Germany is proposing such measures.
Mr. Lucas Wilson asks:
Is the Canadian government doing anything on this important issue?