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Tommy Douglas

Published on: 1 Dec 2010

The CHA and the Tommy Douglas Files
 

Ottawa to release more intelligence files on Tommy Douglas

Thanks to a court challenge by the journalist Jim Bronskill and the filing of an affidavit by CHA member and past president, Craig Heron in support of Bronskill's challenge, the federal government has relented on its adamant refusal to release decades-old intelligence on socialist icon Tommy Douglas.

Craig Heron's Affidavit

Update - February 2011
The Tommy Douglas hearing in Ottawa  - Wednesday, Feb. 23, 9:30 a.m., likely full day till about 4:30 with a lunch break.

PLACE: Ottawa, Supreme Court of Canada building in the Federal Court room just inside the front doors.

Stories linked to the case

http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/canada/breakingnews/battle-over-intelligence-files-on-tommy-douglas-heads-to-court-116609433.html

http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/breakingnews/newly-disclosed-rcmp-files-on-tommy-douglas-detail-jane-fonda-antiwar-chat-116561453.html

To read the full article published by The Canadian Press on Sunday, Dec. 19, 2010 3:17PM EST, go to http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/politics/ottawa-to-release-more-intelligence-files-on-tommy-douglas/article1843898/

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