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November 1, 2014

An Analysis of Jian Ghomeshi’s Statement of Claim

With the dizzying events of the past week, it seems worthwhile to revisit Jian Ghomeshi’s statement of claim, since it contains the most detailed account of his dealings with the CBC and advances his legal theory in response to the termination of his employment. Para. 6: Mr. Ghomeshi states the CBC misused personal information “provided...

October 30, 2014

Considerations for the Canadian Media Guild

Yesterday, I posted about the CBC/Canadian Media Guild collective agreement and how in my view it precludes Jian Ghomeshi’s lawsuit from proceeding in court. Mr. Ghomeshi’s remedy for the termination of his employment rests with the grievance process provided for in the collective agreement. As a Union member, Mr. Ghomeshi’s interests in the grievance process...