The Air India Inquiry – May 4, 2007 (Part 2 of 3)

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The Air India Inquiry – May 4, 2007 (Part 2 of 3)

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

Witness: Jacques Jodoin

Jacques Jodoin (former Director-General of the Communication, Intelligence, and Warrants branch of the Canadian Security Intelligence Service (CSIS)) continues testimony. Mark J. Freiman (Commission Lead Counsel) continues his examination with questions focusing on CSIS surveillance of Talwinder Singh Parmar and his associates. Norman Boxall (Counsel for the Air India Victims’ Families Association) cross-examines Mr. Jodoin about delays in obtaining warrants to undertake surveillance of different individuals. Tracey McCann (Counsel for the Attorney General of Canada) cross-examines Mr. Jodoin about translation services for CSIS, about his role in writing policy for CSIS’s hiring of translators, and about the challenge of finding Punjabi translators for CSIS in light of a suspicion of government among members of the Sikh community.