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Changes needed to help Canada prosecute war criminals, Amnesty International says

Sep 8 2020 — Jim Bronskill , The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — Canada is failing to bring suspected war criminals to justice, a prominent human-rights organization says in a new report that calls on the Trudeau government to take several steps to ensure the country is not a safe haven for perpetrators. The report released Tuesday by Amnesty International depicts the federal Crimes Against Humanity and War Crimes Program as […]

Changes needed to help Canada prosecute war criminals, Amnesty International says

Sep 8 2020 — Jim Bronskill , The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — Canada is failing to bring suspected war criminals to justice, a prominent human-rights organization says in a new report that calls on the Trudeau government to take several steps to ensure the country is not a safe haven for perpetrators. The report released Tuesday by Amnesty International depicts the federal Crimes Against Humanity and War Crimes Program as […]

Changes needed to help Canada prosecute war criminals, Amnesty International says

Sep 8 2020 — Jim Bronskill , The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — Canada is failing to bring suspected war criminals to justice, a prominent human-rights organization says in a new report that calls on the Trudeau government to take several steps to ensure the country is not a safe haven for perpetrators. The report released Tuesday by Amnesty International depicts the federal Crimes Against Humanity and War Crimes Program as […]

RCMP secrets case likely to be tangled up in court for some time

Sep 4 2020 — Jim Bronskill , The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — All signs suggest the complex prosecution of a senior Mountie for allegedly revealing secrets will grind through the judicial process well into next year. Cameron Jay Ortis, who led an RCMP intelligence unit, made his latest brief appearance in an Ontario court Friday. Behind the scenes, deliberations are unfolding over what portions of thousands of pages of sensitive evidence can be […]

RCMP secrets case likely to be tangled up in court for some time

Sep 4 2020 — Jim Bronskill , The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — All signs suggest the complex prosecution of a senior Mountie for allegedly revealing secrets will grind through the judicial process well into next year. Cameron Jay Ortis, who led an RCMP intelligence unit, made his latest brief appearance in an Ontario court Friday. Behind the scenes, deliberations are unfolding over what portions of thousands of pages of sensitive evidence can be […]

RCMP secrets case likely to be tangled up in court for some time

Sep 4 2020 — Jim Bronskill , The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — All signs suggest the complex prosecution of a senior Mountie for allegedly revealing secrets will grind through the judicial process well into next year. Cameron Jay Ortis, who led an RCMP intelligence unit, made his latest brief appearance in an Ontario court Friday. Behind the scenes, deliberations are unfolding over what portions of thousands of pages of sensitive evidence can be […]

RCMP to respond to bullying review sparked by director facing security charges

Sep 1 2020 — Jim Bronskill , The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — The RCMP says it is addressing "lessons learned" from the force's handling of employee complaints about bullying by a senior director who now awaits trial on national-security charges. The Mounties asked consultant Alphonse MacNeil to examine the RCMP's response to allegations that Cameron Jay Ortis, who led the force's National Intelligence Co-ordination Centre, engaged in degrading and […]

RCMP to respond to bullying review sparked by director facing security charges

Sep 1 2020 — Jim Bronskill , The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — The RCMP says it is addressing "lessons learned" from the force's handling of employee complaints about bullying by a senior director who now awaits trial on national-security charges. The Mounties asked consultant Alphonse MacNeil to examine the RCMP's response to allegations that Cameron Jay Ortis, who led the force's National Intelligence Co-ordination Centre, engaged in degrading and […]

RCMP to respond to bullying review sparked by director facing security charges

Sep 1 2020 — Jim Bronskill , The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — The RCMP says it is addressing "lessons learned" from the force's handling of employee complaints about bullying by a senior director who now awaits trial on national-security charges. The Mounties asked consultant Alphonse MacNeil to examine the RCMP's response to allegations that Cameron Jay Ortis, who led the force's National Intelligence Co-ordination Centre, engaged in degrading and […]

Feds ‘looking into’ alleged bullying by RCMP employee facing security charges

Aug 31 2020 — Jim Bronskill , The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Public Safety Minister Bill Blair is "looking into" allegations the RCMP brushed off complaints about a senior director who was later arrested on national-security charges. Trudeau made the comments Monday about a new civil lawsuit that alleges Cameron Jay Ortis degraded and abused employees while he was director general of the […]

Feds ‘looking into’ alleged bullying by RCMP employee facing security charges

Aug 31 2020 — Jim Bronskill , The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Public Safety Minister Bill Blair is "looking into" allegations the RCMP brushed off complaints about a senior director who was later arrested on national-security charges. Trudeau made the comments Monday about a new civil lawsuit that alleges Cameron Jay Ortis degraded and abused employees while he was director general of the […]

Feds ‘looking into’ alleged bullying by RCMP employee facing security charges

Aug 31 2020 — Jim Bronskill , The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Public Safety Minister Bill Blair is "looking into" allegations the RCMP brushed off complaints about a senior director who was later arrested on national-security charges. Trudeau made the comments Monday about a new civil lawsuit that alleges Cameron Jay Ortis degraded and abused employees while he was director general of the […]