A widow’s long wait for justice

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By Suzanne Trépanier, The Star, 15 April 2011

As Canadians consider the election of a new government, I want to share my experiences with the current one over the last year.

It is a story many Canadians already know. My husband, Rémy Beauregard, was appointed by cabinet to be president of the federally funded international human rights agency, Rights & Democracy, nearly three years ago. Leading this important Canadian institution was an opportunity to complete his long and distinguished career of public service and human rights. Instead, after months of vicious attacks on his reputation by certain Harper-appointed board members, he died of a heart attack on Jan. 8, 2010. The coroner stated that his sudden death was induced by severe stress. [...]


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Photo: Almudena Romero