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Benatta seeks probe in Canada’s role

  • April 18, 2007
  • David Baker
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CBC News today reported on the call for an inquiry into Canada’s role in the detention of Benamar Benatta, a refugee claimant who was illegally transferred by Canadian officials to the US on September 12, 2001 and held for five years in American custody. Mr. Benatta is represented by Bakerlaw, with Nicole Chrolavicius as lead counsel. » Read the rest

Supreme Court Upholds Decision forcing VIA Rail Cars to be Wheelchair Accessible

  • March 23, 2007
  • David Baker
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CTV today reported that the Supreme Court of Canada has upheld a decision by federal regulators that will force Via Rail to make their passenger rail cars more wheelchair accessible. Bakerlaw acted as legal counsel to the citizens groups behind the case.

Click here to read CTV’s full coverage on their website. » Read the rest

Supreme Court of Canada decision in VIA Rail

  • March 23, 2007
  • David Baker
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CTV today reported on the Supreme Court of Canada’s ruling to uphold a decision by federal regulators that will force Via Rail to make their passenger rail cars more wheelchair accessible.

Bakerlaw represented the citizen’s group behind the case, the Council of Canadians with Disabilities.

David Baker is quoted in the story, nothing that “there’s not a single wheelchair accessible rail car in the country at the present time. » Read the rest

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