The Air India Inquiry – November 7, 2007 (Part 1 of 2)

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The Air India Inquiry – November 7, 2007 (Part 1 of 2)

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

Witnesses: James Warren, Terry Goral

James Warren (a former member of the Canadian Security Intelligence Service (CSIS)) continues to testify 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). Norman Boxall (Counsel for the Air India Victims’ Families Association) and Tracey McCann (Counsel for the Attorney General of Canada) cross-examine Mr. Warren. Terry Goral (a former member of the RCMP) testifies under direct examination by Mr. Freiman about his work with the RCMP’s Air India task force. Mr. Goral also recalls his role as the RCMP representative on a 1989 working group established by the Solicitor General of Canada. He discusses the working group’s consideration of a possible Security Intelligence Review Committee (SIRC) review of the ongoing RCMP Air India investigation. Mr. Goral speaks about the RCMP’s concerns related to the Air India investigation, including a lack of evidence and witnesses.