The Air India Inquiry – May 29, 2007 (Part 1 of 3)

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The Air India Inquiry – May 29, 2007 (Part 1 of 3)

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

Witness: Don McLean

Don McLean (a former member of the Vancouver Police Department) testifies under direct examination by Commission Counsel Anil Kapoor about his work with the department’s Indo-Canadian liaison team, specifically related to cultivating sources within the Sikh community and the link between community policing and the ability to obtain intelligence from the community. Norman Boxall (Counsel for the Air India Victims’ Families Association), Carol McCall (Counsel for Air India), and Loretta Colton (Counsel for the Attorney General of Canada) cross-examine Mr. McLean. Ms. Colton asks Mr. McLean a series of detailed questions about Mr. McLean’s intelligence gathering operations in the Indo-Canadian community. Mr. Kapoor asks some short follow-up questions.