Two OPP Officers charged in Aiding Native Protesters

Mar 19 - Two OPP Officers charged for Aiding Native Protesters

Mar 19 - OPP Officers charged with Mischief for aiding Natives

Mar 21, 2009 - Hamilton Spectator: Cops charged with mischief at protest site

Mar 19 - Thank you, Jeff Parkinson!

Jan 12 - Regional: Judge Marshall Rules in Favour of Mandamus

Jan 7 - Regional: Order of Mandamus – Part 2

Dec 10 - Regional: Court Beat - Order of Mandamus - Part 1

Crown's Attempts to get Publication Ban

On Oct 31, 2008 Judge Marshall orders a partial publication Ban at the request of the Crown.

Nov 6, 2008 - Judge Marshall informs both parties that the Publication Ban issue is being re-opened

Dec 13, 2008 - Case Law is created by ruling regarding Publication Ban - Parkinson v. R 2008 CanLII 68177 (ON S.C.)

Dec 8, 2008 - McHale & Parkinson enter into an agreement with the OPP regarding Publication Ban

Note: All Publication Ban issues ended the moment the Two OPP Officers had the charges issued against them.

The Evidence

May 23, 2007 - Video of OPP officers helping Native Protesters

Property Owner Video Statement

Private Prosecution Document

Transcripts of Pre-enquette

Order of Mandamus

Amended Application of Order of Mandamus

Jan. 9, 2009 - Additional Factum

Jan. 12, 2009 - Response to Crown's Factum

Jan. 12, 2009 - Superior Court Ruling becomes the Case Law ruling - Parkinson v. R 2009 CanLII 729 (ON S.C.)

Parkinson. v. R. (ON. S.C.) 11/08

The Monday, Jan. 12, 2009 ruling by Judge Marshall regarding Jeff Parkinson's Order of Mandamus application will be quoted in courts for years to come. NEVER in Canada has anyone been successful in getting a higher court to compel a Justice of the Peace to issue process on criminal charges laid by a private citizen... for Full Story read McHale's Column in the Regional News this week. Regional News Full Story Jan 12, 2009