Tuesday, June 7, 2011

McGuinty and Blair come under fire at G20 hearing


It has been nearly a year since the G20 and citizens continue to push for accountability for events flowing from the weekend which left Toronto looking like a war zone and more than 1,100 people being arrested.

However, many in attendance last night at the second of two public hearings called by the independent civilian review into the G20 were not optimistic that day will ever come.

“Dalton McGuinty and Chief Bill Blair need to be held accountable,” Charles Zach, of the National Firearms Association, said Monday night at the Etobicoke Civic Centre.

Zach, one of a handful of speakers at the hearing, accused McGuinty and Blair of “exploiting” a law meant to protect buildings during the Second World War in order to lock up protestors in droves.

And he suggested to former associate chief justice John Morden, the man at the helm of the review, that both should be “dismissed” in order to “restore public trust.”

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