NDP Calls For Hearings On G8/G20 Security

On behalf of the NDP Caucus, the NDP Critic for Public Safety, MP Don Davies is calling for parliamentary hearings on G8/G20 Hearings.

NEW DEMOCRATS MAKE FORMAL REQUEST FOR COMMITTEE HEARINGS ON G8/G20 SECURITY

OTTAWA – New Democrat Public Safety and National Security Critic Don Davies (Vancouver Kingsway) has written a letter to recall the House of Commons Public Safety committee to study all issues surrounding security at the G8 and G20 summits.

The letter has been circulated to other parties for their signature, and will trigger a committee meeting within five days of its receipt by the committee clerk.

“The implementation of summit security has raised critical issues that the committee needs to start work on immediately,” said Davies. “Serious questions have been raised about the conduct of security personnel, violations of civil liberties, violence and property destruction and the questionable political decisions that led to these problems.

“After spending $1 billion on security, Canadians deserve answers.”

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