Category Archives: Caledonia Lawsuits & Court Actions

TorSun founder Worthington hammers ‘journalistic negligence’ & ‘defacto’ suspension of Charter, Police Services Act protection for Caledonia victims

The good news re Caledonia keeps coming. I received a call from a Caledonia resident yesterday who excitedly informed me that Peter Worthington had written a column that mentioned the Caledonia Victims Project, and which included several quotes from my writings (links & … Continue reading

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Caledonia’s unsung hero: Class Action lawyer John Findlay

UPDATE: Caledonia Victims Project, July 15/11: TorSun Founder Peter Worthington quotes CVP founder as he hammers ‘journalistic negligence’ & ‘defacto’ suspension of Charter, Police Services Act protection for Caledonia victims [LINK] UPDATED July 09/11 — One of Caledonia’s greatest unsung heroes walked … Continue reading

Posted in Caledonia Class Action, Caledonia in The News, Caledonia Lawsuits & Court Actions, Caledonia Victims, Lawyer John Findlay

R. v. Gary McHale (Assault)

Caledonia Lawsuits & Court Actions> Targeting of Non-Native Activists  R. v. Gary McHale (Assault) A charge of Assault was laid against Gary McHale arising out of a ‘Truth & Reconciliation’ rally held Feb 27/11. It was dropped by the Crown on … Continue reading

Posted in Appeasement of Extremism, Caledonia activists, Caledonia Lawsuits & Court Actions, Canadian Union of Public Employees, Christie Blatchford, CUPE 3903, Events, Gary McHale, Journalists, R. v. Gary McHale (Assault), Tom Keefer, Truth & Reconciliation, Truth & Reconciliation Events

JOINT NEWS RELEASE: McGuinty targets McHale’s Group for Arrest

Joint Press Release by CANACE and Caledonia Victims Project – Feb 25, 2011  McGuinty Targets McHale’s Group for Arrest [PDF] In a recent meeting with the OPP regarding the Truth and Reconciliation Rally this Sunday in Caledonia at 1 pm … Continue reading

Posted in Caledonia activists, Caledonia Lawsuits & Court Actions, Gary McHale, Mark Vandermaas, Premier Dalton McGuinty, Truth & Reconciliation, Truth & Reconciliation Events

Political interference with Caledonia policing by Ontario government

UPDATED Feb 19/11 1. ‘MISFEASANCE OF PUBLIC OFFICE’ A. Key Negotiation Documents Key Negotiation Documents, 2006: [PDF, 43p, 29.5MB] Includes May 02/06 Six Nations website screen capture showing demands that gov’t intervene to drop criminal charges & promise not to call … Continue reading

Posted in Brown-Chatwell suit, Caledonia activists, Caledonia Class Action, Caledonia Lawsuits & Court Actions, Caledonia Victims, Commissioner Julian Fantino, Dave Brown, Dave Hartless, Gary McHale, Michael Bryant, Monte Kwinter, OPP Officers, Politicians, Premier Dalton McGuinty, R. v. Gary McHale (Counselling Mischief Not Committed) | Tagged

Caledonia Class Action lawyer files $500M suit vs. province & feds over illegal native smokes

Caledonia lawyer John Findlay, author of the Caledonia Class Action lawsuit which was certified for trial earlier this year has now filed, on behalf of tobacco growers, statements of claim against both the federal and provincial governments seeking $500,000,000 in … Continue reading

Posted in Lawyer John Findlay, Tobacco Justice Class Action lawsuit

‘Helpless’ excerpt 1 – ‘Caledonia: the town that law forgot’

This is the first in a series of excerpts and related commentary from Christie Blatchford’s upcoming book, Helpless: Caledonia’s Nightmare of Fear and Anarchy, And How The Law Failed All of Us. It tells Caledonia’s story and the story of … Continue reading

Posted in Caledonia activists, Caledonia Victims, Dana Chatwell, Dave Brown, Gary McHale, HELPLESS - Christie Blatchford, OPP Officers, R. v. Gary McHale (Counselling Mischief Not Committed)

Toronto Star gets critical facts wrong on Fantino Caledonia charge

“No wonder Governments are not afraid of the public – when the media cannot hold the Crown accountable then the public will never understand the issues.” Gary McHale, Oct 06/10 According to the Toronto Star… In an article about Julian … Continue reading

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Message for federal Conservatives: Fantino as candidate = slap in the face to Caledonia victims

UPDATE: Launch of Conservatives Against Fantino website. My message to the federal Conservative Party regarding the possibility that former OPP Commissioner Julian Fantino may seek the nomination for the party.  See also: Caledonia Victims Project, Oct 07/10: Toronto Star gets critical … Continue reading

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McHale asks Supreme Court to hear arguments on Crown’s right to stop private prosecutions

UPDATED Aug 31/10 — Gary McHale has filed papers with the Supreme Court of Canada seeking leave to appeal his May 17/10 victory at the Court of Appeal for Ontario over the Crown which had appealed his McHale v. R., … Continue reading

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