Wednesday, January 21, 2015

N.S. won't compensate MacIntosh victims

Ernest Fenwick MacIntosh
SYDNEY — Premier Stephen McNeil is refusing to meet with a lawyer representing the victims of Ernest Fenwick MacIntosh.

Jonathan Rosenthal, a Toronto-based lawyer who works with the anti-child exploitation group Beyond Borders, is seeking to speak about possible financial compensation for his clients. He is representing four of the MacIntosh complainants pro bono, meaning he is not accepting any payment from them for the work he does on their behalf.

Rosenthal has requested a meeting with McNeil in writing twice, but has received responses from the deputy minister of justice Judith Ferguson refusing a face-to-face meeting.  (more...)

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