I DON’T RECALL having previously heard the details of the Colin Thatcher case that were revealed in his conversation with Byron Christopher (Interview, Aug. 31). However, if there is any truth in what was revealed in the conversation, then Thatcher has a responsibility, if not almost a duty, to have the statements and evidence produced for public scrutiny, if nothing else.
Michael Wilson’s 31/2-)year run as Canada’s ambassador to the United States ends this fall with the appointment of former Manitoba premier Gary Doer to the post. Wilson’s stint as the country’s highest-profile diplomat rounded out a remarkable public service career.
Former Ontario attorney general Michael Bryant was charged on Tuesday with criminal negligence causing death after an altercation he was involved in Monday night ended in tragedy. Bryant had allegedly been driving his black convertible Saab in Toronto’s swanky Yorkville neighbourhood around 9:45 p.m. when he collided with a cyclist, 34-yearold Darcy Allen Sheppard, and an argument ensued.
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