The Air India Inquiry – November 6, 2007 (Part 3 of 3)

Inquiries on CPAC

The Air India Inquiry – November 6, 2007 (Part 3 of 3)

Commission of Inquiry into the Investigation of the Bombing of Air India Flight 182

Witnesses: Jennifer Stoddart, Carman Baggaley, Lindsay Scotton, Patricia Kosseim, James Warren

The Commission continues to hear testimony from a panel of witnesses from the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada, including Jennifer Stoddart (Privacy Commissioner of Canada), Carman Baggaley, Lindsay Scotton, and Patricia Kosseim. Raj Anand (Counsel for Lata Pada and other victims’ relatives) cross-examines the witnesses on a variety of matters related to the Passenger Protect Program, the Specified Persons List, and other no-fly lists. Roger Leclaire (Senior Counsel for the Department of Justice) cross-examines the witnesses about privacy concerns related to the Financial Transactions Reports Analysis Centre of Canada (FINTRAC) financial monitoring system. Sandy Graham (Counsel for the Attorney General of Canada) cross-examines the witnesses, asking about the possibility of judicial review following the placement of an individual on Canada’s Specified Persons List. James Warren (a former member of the Canadian Security Intelligence Service (CSIS)) testifies under direct examination by Commission Counsel Mark J. Freiman. Testimony focuses on the handling of individuals who may possess information of interest to both CSIS and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP).