February 17, 2006

A worthwhile investigation

Toronto Star

Feb. 17, 2006. 01:00 AM

The overdue inquiry into sexual abuse in Cornwall will be worth the time and expense, if it brings an end to that city's long nightmare.

It won't be easy to find the truth in the old rumours, contradictory gossip and half-remembered facts.

Justice G. Normand Glaude faces a web of relationships and allegations no less complex than the one Justice John Gomery had to untangle in the sponsorship inquiry.

In 1992, a former altar boy complained of being assaulted more than two decades before by a Cornwall priest and probation officer.

Posted by kshaw at February 17, 2006 08:43 AM