The Arar Inquiry – May 19, 2005 (Part 1 of 3)

Inquiries on CPAC

The Arar Inquiry – May 19, 2005 (Part 1 of 3)

The Commission of Inquiry into the Actions of Canadian Officials in Relation to Maher Arar

Witness: Nancy Collins

Commission Counsel Marc David conducts examination of Nancy Collins (Case Management Officer, Consular Affairs, Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade (DFAIT)). Ms. Collins is questioned on the mandate and general activities of Consular Affairs and speaks at length about her own involvement in Mr. Arar’s case in October 2002. Discussion focuses on meetings with, and the participation of, high-level consular officials.