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McGuinty refuses MPP Toby Barrett demand re help & inquiry for Caledonia

MPP Toby Barrett speaks at March for Freedom, Caledonia, Oct 15/06

MPP Toby Barrett speaks at March for Freedom, Caledonia, Oct 15/06

Dalton McGuinty and the ruling Ontario Liberals have voted down yet another demand for an inquiry into Caledonia led by Haldimand-Norfolk MPP Toby Barrett. Barrett’s release references Christie Blatchfords upcoming book, HELPLESS:

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– News Release, Oct 01/10 –
Barrett asks McGuinty for help in Caledonia

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Queens Park –MPP Toby Barrett is asking Dalton McGuinty for help to deal with the ongoing impact and unanswered questions from the four-and-a-half year old land dispute in Caledonia.

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MPP Toby Barrett: “The people of Ontario deserve an explanation”

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Haldimand-Norfolk MPP Toby Barrett sent out a news release yesterday that followed up on the strong PC Party statements of Feb 03/10 regarding the dropping of the charge against OPP Commissioner Julian Fantino. (PDF copies are available below):

Caledonia update – is there a conflict of interest in Fantino case

by Toby Barrett, MPP, Haldimand-Norfolk, Feb 05/10

Toby here,

As you may know, we in the Ontario PC Caucus, and people from across Haldimand, have criticized the fact that the Crown has seen fit to drop charges against Julian Fantino.

I continue to join Opposition Leader Tim Hudak in maintaining our stance that this matter should have been referred to an outside Crown Attorney (as we saw in the Michael Bryant case) to prevent a conflict of interest.

In my view, the Attorney General’s failure to assign an independent Crown Attorney has diminished the public’s trust in our justice system. The people of Ontario deserve an explanation.

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