The Air India Inquiry – March 5, 2007 (Part 1 of 4)

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The Air India Inquiry – March 5, 2007 (Part 1 of 4)

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

Barney Brucker (Counsel for the Attorney General of Canada) provides an update on the government’s attempts to assist the Commission in its work, specifically with respect to providing the Commission with government documents while respecting national security concerns. A lengthy discussion ensues between Mr. Brucker and Commissioner John C. Major about the Commission’s terms of reference and the provision of government documents for the public record. Mark J. Freiman, Commission Lead Counsel, responds. Jacques Shore (Counsel for the Air India Victims’ Families Association) expresses concern about delays in obtaining access to government documents and about the time required to review government documents following their redaction and release.