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Here’s a truth about democracy

By Warren Kinsella      

When faith in our judicial system is lost—and when the reputation of those who preside over it is similarly gone—we start to become much less of a democracy.

Liberal MP Dominic LeBlanc, who stepped down from cabinet in April to focus on fighting his non-Hodgkin lymphoma, was criticized last week after the CBC reported that Mr. LeBlanc's family, friends, and a neighbour won five of six recent judicial appointments. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade

TORONTO—Here is a truth about democracy.

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