CCLA reaction to Minister Lametti

In Rights by poladmin

OTTAWA — Cara Zwibel, Director of Fundamental Freedoms for the Canadian Civil Liberties Association (CCLA), made the following remarks today:
Although we had hope that, with the testimony of the Attorney General, we would get a better understanding of the government’s legal justification for invoking the Act, that did not come to pass. The government is relying on solicitor-client privilege to shield the legal advice upon which Cabinet relied from the Commission and the public. The government will no doubt make a legal argument to the Commission about why the use of the Act was justified, we

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