Supreme Court grants hold of documents in ‘conquered people’ case

A former Nova Scotia prosecutor suing the premier for defamation had his efforts to release court records temporarily blocked Wednesday by the Supreme Court of Canada.

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Alex Cameron has said in his defamation action that Stephen McNeil and a former justice minister libeled him by saying he acted without instruction when he presented a brief suggesting the Mi’kmaq were a “conquered people.”