Attorney general seeks to halt Mountie’s human rights hearing

CBC News

Canada’s attorney general is trying to stop the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal from hearing a long-serving aboriginal B.C. Mountie’scomplaints of discrimination within the RCMP.

Attorney General Rob Nicholson has applied to Federal Court for a judicial review of a decision to refer Cpl. Greg Morrison Blain’s complaint to the tribunal. Blain left the RCMP in January after nearly two decades on the force.

“I have suffered grave harm to my dignity and self-respect as a result of the RCMP’s callous treatment of me since I became a member,” he writes in the complaint.

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