former Status of Women minister Helena Guergis in , the investigator now alleges. The scandal linked Guergis and her husband, former MP Rahim However, he referred to the section of her statement of claim that. You’ll likely have read about the effort by Stephen Harper and assorted other defendants to have Helena Guergis’s statement of claim for defamation and all. Helena Guergis won the right to continue her defamation suit Thursday against Last summer, Guergis filed an amended statement of claim.

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Judge rejects attempt to shut down Helena Guergis lawsuit

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The hearing is scheduled for Wednesday and Thursday. Please enter your email below, and we’ll resend the instructions for email verification. In her amended statement of claim, Guergis says that during the days before she was fired by Harper, she disclosed confidential information to Hamilton because she believed they had a lawyer-client relationship.

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Unauthorized distribution, transmission or republication strictly prohibited. Top 5 Political Spending Scandals. Newsletters may offer personalized content or advertisements. Guergis claimed Hamilton provided advice to former Prime Minister Stephen Harper that caused the PM to fire Guergis from her cabinet portfolio and boot her from the Conservative caucus in April, Harper’s legal team also rejected Guergis’s claims that Harper and the others made defamatory statements about her on different occasions.

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Place a Classified Ad Flyercity. News Dec 30, Collingwood Arguments continue through Thursday The prime minister’s lawyer told the judge Guergis is just trying to dress up her failed human rights complaint and that it’s an abuse of process to bring the matter to the courts.

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Get top stories and blog posts emailed to me each day. Her lawsuit includes a range of claims, including defamation, conspiracy, misfeasance in public office, intentional infliction of mental suffering and negligence.

She ran unsuccessfully as an independent in Simcoe-Grey in and is now studying law in Edmonton. Thank you for signing up! Read Meagan Fitzpatrick’s liveblog from court: The defendants are trying to get the case dismissed stateemnt week, principally on the grounds that the actions of Harper and his team are constitutionally protected.

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Judge rejects attempt to shut down Helena Guergis lawsuit

Sign in to your account. Memos suggest Saudi threats chilled support for Canadian tweets Canada ‘I’m in shock: Shortly afterward, the conflict of gyergis and ethics commissioner found she had broken the rules when she wrote a letter on government letterhead to a local politician about a businessman in her riding. Please contact customersupport torstar. Postmedia wants to improve your reading experience as well as share the best deals and promotions from our advertisers with you.

Hana James On Green Living. Staley pointed to a decision by the Canadian Human Rights Commission in November that concluded Guergis’s removal from cabinet and caucus in April were not justiciable actions. I consent to the collection, use, maintenance, claom disclosure of my information in accordance with the Postmedia’s Privacy Policy.

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