‘Time to move on’, head of troubled rights agency says

By Daniel Leblanc, The Globe and Mail, 9 February 2011

The president of Rights & Democracy has pleaded with a parliamentary committee to turn the page on the controversy that engulfed the federal human-rights agency last year, although he repeatedly refused requests to apologize for the situation. [...]

“It’s time to move on,” said Mr. Latulippe, who was hired a year ago at the height of the controversy. 

However, MPs from the three opposition parties said that the members of R&D’s board who attacked Mr. Beauregard’s reputation must be removed.

“You can’t turn the page on incompetence and injustice, and frankly, you can’t turn the page on a witch hunt,” said Liberal MP Bob Rae. [...]

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