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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A lawyer for the prime minister is delivering a withering attack on a defamation case brought by a former cabinet minister.

Guergis also complains that she was never given copies of those letters. Sorry we could not verify that email address.

After the controversy, she was not allowed back into caucus or to run again as a Conservative candidate.

We are committed to maintaining a lively but civil forum for discussion, so we ask you to avoid personal attacks, and please keep your comments relevant and helenq. Guergis gave no facts in her statement of claim to substantiate her claim that they engaged in a conspiracy, Staley said.

Guergis was cleared by the RCMP. Sorry, we could not verify your email address. Subscribe for newspaper delivery of the and online access to for the relevant news you need from the local source you trust. A year in pictures. You do not have permission to post comments. You must verify your email address before signing in.


Judge questions lawsuit claim Harper could have fabricated Guergis allegations

Wait for the instructions to arrive in your inbox 3. Things to do Dec 30, With your existing account from: The prime minister’s lawyer told the judge Guergis is or trying to dress up her failed human rights complaint and that it’s an abuse of process to dlaim the matter to the courts.

Instead of having justice department lawyers represent them, Harper and his aides have employed Staley, billing the taxpayers. Her lawsuit includes a range of claims, including defamation, conspiracy, misfeasance in public office, intentional infliction of mental suffering and negligence.

Enter keyword s to search for the articles,events,business listing and community content. Please read our Commenting Policy first. Staley said the tone of the letters was not malicious and there was nothing defamatory in them, as Guergis claims.

Contributed Dec 30, Derrick Snowdy, the private investigator who was involved in sparking controversy around Guergis and her husband, Rahim Jaffer, had passed on the allegations to Hamilton. News Dec 30, Collingwood Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s lawyer told an Ottawa court this morning that the lawsuit against his client by Helena Guergis is full of bald allegations with no facts to support them.

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.

Statement of Claim

Harper’s legal team also rejected Guergis’s claims that Harper and the others made defamatory statements about her on different occasions. We’ve sent you an email with instructions to create a new password. It was also filed on behalf of Raitt, Glover and Novak.


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Judge rejects attempt to shut down Helena Guergis lawsuit

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Doctors say Canada needs data Dec 31,4: Hana James On Green Living. How many drug users who OD’d have brain damage? Everything in the letter to the RCMP was true, and in any case, conversations among the relevant statment are protected by absolute privilege, they argued. An Ontario Superior Court is hearing arguments by a variety of lawyers defending themselves against the suit brought by Helena Guergis.

Former Simcoe-Grey MP’s case crosses legal hurdle. Guergis was ejected from cabinet and from caucus in amid allegations she was caught up in criminal activity with her businessman husband Rahim Jaffer.

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