Friday, October 25, 2013

Government of Canada Releases Findings of Internal Review of Federal Involvement in the Ernest Fenwick MacIntosh Case

Ernest Fenwick MacIntosh
HALIFAX, NOVA SCOTIA -- (Marketwired) -- 10/25/13 -- Today, the Honourable Peter MacKay, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, the Honourable Steven Blaney, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, and the Honourable Chris Alexander, Minister of Citizenship and Immigration, announced that the Government of Canada has released the findings of the internal review of federal involvement in the Ernest Fenwick MacIntosh case.

"First and foremost, our Government wishes to apologize and express our sincerest regret to the victims, for the mistakes made by federal employees who played a role in this tragic case, and the institutional failures that allowed this travesty to happen," said Minister MacKay. "Canadians expect and deserve better. It is my hope that the findings of this review will reassure Canadians that the shortcomings in federal processes have been addressed, and help restore confidence in our justice system."  (more...)

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