former Status of Women minister Helena Guergis in , the investigator now alleges. The scandal linked Guergis and her husband, former MP Rahim However, he referred to the section of her statement of claim that. You’ll likely have read about the effort by Stephen Harper and assorted other defendants to have Helena Guergis’s statement of claim for defamation and all. Helena Guergis won the right to continue her defamation suit Thursday against Last summer, Guergis filed an amended statement of claim.

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Derrick Snowdy, the guerggis investigator who was involved in sparking controversy around Guergis and her husband, Rahim Jaffer, had passed on the allegations to Hamilton. Former Simcoe-Grey MP’s case crosses legal hurdle.

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X Enter keyword s to search for the articles,events,business listing and community content. They related to fraud, extortion, obtaining benefits by false pretences and involvement in prostitution. Harper’s lawyer, Robert Staley, picked apart the claims made by Guergis and told Judge Charles Hackland that the lawsuit has little substance. News Dec 30, Collingwood In a separate matter overseen by Justice Charles T. Enter keyword s to search for the articles,events,business listing and community content.


Mike Duffy As Tour Guide. If you haven’t provided a display name, your first name will be displayed instead. She filed a lawsuit him and others last year, arguing the unproven allegations damaged her reputation and political career.

Guergis also complains that she was never given copies of those letters.

Staley said the notion that Harper and the others entered into a conspiracy to remove Guergis from her political positions, as she alleges, is “preposterous. Burlington man charged in connection to multiple sex offences Dec 30,4: Master P to cover funeral costs for boy, 13, killed in crash Dec 31,6: After the controversy, she was not allowed back into caucus or to helrna again as a Conservative candidate.

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Helena Guergis can sue Manitoba MP, court rules

Sign in to complete account merge. The prime minister’s lawyer told the judge Guergis is just trying to dress up her failed human rights complaint and that it’s an abuse of process to bring the matter to the courts.

News – OntarioNews. The Ontario Court of Appeal ruled that the suit was an abuse of process, blocking further legal action against most defendants. Guergis is pursuing the party partly because it did not support her continued nomination as the candidate in the riding of Simcoe-Grey.

Everything in the letter to the RCMP was true, and in any case, conversations among the relevant players are protected by absolute privilege, they argued. Guergis was turfed from cabinet and caucus in after allegations of possible criminal and ethical misconduct by her were heard by Stephen Harper. The hearing is scheduled for Wednesday and Thursday.


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If Harper or his staff made up the allegations, then they were not engaging in their public duties, Victor argued. Musicians confront questions of ethics, quality Dec 30, Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s lawyer told an Ottawa court this morning that the lawsuit against his client by Helena Guergis is full of bald allegations with no facts to support them.

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Sign in to complete account merge. The case law cited by Staley refers to cases being thrown out or the plaintiff had flouted the law, said Victor, which is not the case here. With your existing account from: You can choose how your name appears in your account. Top 5 Political Spending Scandals.

Arguments continue through Thursday The prime minister’s lawyer told the judge Guergis is just trying to statemeng up her failed human rights complaint and that it’s an abuse of process to bring the matter to the courts.

Guergis gave no facts in her statement syatement claim to substantiate her claim that they engaged in a conspiracy, Staley said. Please check your inbox and follow the instructions to confirm your email. We’ve sent an email with instructions to create a new password. Follow the instructions to update your password.