Herald – Tories feel heat on judge selectors

Personal note: I would post this no matter what the party… this is the kind of thing that drives me mad. A lot of what the government is doing actually resonates with me, but this interference in the way judges are chosen, vetted and appointed is just awful.

Fireman picked for ideology, opposition says
By STEPHEN MAHER Ottawa Bureau

OTTAWA — The Conservative government was under attack Monday in the House of Commons for a raft of Tory appointments to judicial advisory committees, including the appointment of a Glace Bay firefighter who appears to have no qualifications for such a post.

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