The Commission of Inquiry into the Actions of Canadian Officials in Relation to Maher Arar
Witness: Peter Burns
Peter Burns (Dean Emeritus, Faculty of Law, University of British Columbia) provides contextual evidence on the Convention Against Torture and other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment. Lorne Waldman (Counsel for Mr. Arar) and Simon Fothergill (for the Attorney General of Canada) conduct cross-examinations. There is a brief re-examination by Commission Counsel Brian Gover.