Lawyer John Carpay has made his return as president of the Justice Centre for Constitutional Freedoms while more than half the board of directors has seemingly departed the group that was embroiled in controversy earlier this summer.
In July, Carpay went on leave after he hired a private investigator in Manitoba to tail a judge who had been presiding over a case Carpay and the JCCF were involved in there.
Carpay, who founded the Calgary-based right-wing legal advocacy group in 2010, apologized for having the judge tailed and was widely panned for his actions by friends and foesThe Health Protection and Promotion Act, allowin.
At the timeThe University Health Network at Toronto, the law societies in both Alberta and Manitoba said they were looking into the incident, while the Winnipeg Police Service launched an investigation — which is ongoing as of MondayThe time, the Star has confirmed.
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