Allegations between former union collegaues fly in federal court of Appeal in Toronto
Canada’s top court ordered the provincial government Monday to reveal the evidence of former members of the British Columbia Civil Liberties Association, its lawyers said Monday, as their cli바카라사이트ent faces possible prison time바카라사이트 over the alleged interference.
The federal Appeal Court of Canada ruled on Jan. 27 that federal officials are in a superior court of appeal the province of New Brunswick must publicly confirm the identities of those named in a 2012 CBC story.
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That ruling came hours after lawyers for lawyers representing former BCLA colleagues sent the province a request to preserve the identities of those mentioned in the story. The province refused and the court ordered the province to reveal the information.
A spokesman for Premier Christy Clark’s office said she is currently considering the request, but declined to comment.
The BCLA, a conservative political organization that advocates for civil liberties, is a non-profit association that is organized to hold the line in a world where privacy is being eroded. The story detailed the association’s plans for a “Free-Mountain” debate.
Bryce Williams, who was a member of the BCLA when he was a university student at St. Mary’s College in New Brunswick’s largest university city, Fredericton, told reporters on Monday that he was satisfied that the newspaper story was true.
“My understanding is that the BCLA’s president gave a statement that he was going to provide names of alleged activists. So as far as he had the names of people they were going to target, and as far as he had them, he got them from the editor in question, and it was true,” he said. “I believe they were not involved in any criminal activity. The police and other people who wanted to know, were the ones who called.”
Mr. Williams was one of only four BCLA associates to be identified in the story, which was posted in October 2009. Anot더킹카지노her member of the association, Bill Fissell, was also identified in the story. Both were later arrested, charged and convicted.
Mr. Williams, 37, said he had no recollection of it being an issue during his time on the association’s board.
“I believe they did nothing illegal and were just doing their own research and had no idea what they would be coming up with,” he said in an interview with The Globe. “They had no interest in being involved. It was kind of a business decision.”
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