Tax Court Chief Justice Eugene Rossiter was supposed to testify behind closed doors before a Senate committee on the morning of Nov. 8 on Bill C-58.
Conservative Senator Pierre-Hugues Boisvenu said it's 'unfortunate' the Senate committee studying Bill C-58 won't hear from a very important witness after the Tax Court chief justice backed out of closed-door testimony on Nov. 8. The Hill Times file photograph
A judge has backed out of testifying in secret in a meeting to discuss proposed changes to the Access to Information Act, following media reports that the rare closed-door testimony would take place.
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Liberal MP Steve MacKinnon, who spoke for all but one Liberal on the committee, says a comprehensive account on the affair is already in the public record, pointing to 13 hours of committee testimony and the commissioner