Commission of Inquiry into the Investigation of the Bombing of Air India Flight 182
Witness : Wayne Douglas
Wayne Douglas (a former member of the criminal intelligence unit of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP)) continues his testimony before the Commission. Under direct examination by Commission Counsel Anil Kapoor, Mr. Douglas discusses major Sikh extremist events and intelligence about Sikh extremism. He speaks about documents pertaining to Sikh extremism and intelligence about Sikh extremism. Norman Boxall, Counsel for the Air India Victims’ Families Association, cross-examines Mr. Douglas. Mr. Boxall asks about Mr. Douglas’s role in intelligence gathering for threat assessments in 1984, challenges associated with gathering intelligence among members of the Sikh and East Indian communities in Canada, procedures for sharing information between the RCMP and the Canadian Security Intelligence Service (CSIS), and related issues. Carol McCall, Counsel for Air India, and Charleen Brenzall, Counsel for the Attorney General of Canada, briefly cross-examine Mr. Douglas.