The Star Reports on LUO’s MDC at G8/G20 Parliamentary Investigation

Mike Leitold,Steering Committee and Movement Defence Committee member, today deputed in front of the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Defence on behalf of the MDC. The MDC was invited by the Bloc Quebecois to make submission to the Committee which has been conducting a comprehensive investigation into the G8/G20 meetings held in Huntsville and Toronto this past June.

http://www.thestar.com/news/canada/article/900147–public-inquiry-into-abuse-of-citizens-rights-at-g20-needed-mps-told

The Star’s report quotes extensively from “Mr. Leitold’s” oral deputation as well as from the written submission prepared by the MDC. The article highlights the MDC’s characterisation of policing during the Summit as systemic repression of critics and those who oppose the policies of this government.

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