Cheticamp’s Le Chemoi cleared of negligence in court decision
“Getting to know you, getting to know all about you,” was the idea behind the Mi’kmaq visit to council last
week and the conversation was between Jim Mustard, John Dowling, Alfred Poirier, Margaret Poulette, John
MacLennan, Betty Ann MacQuarrie, Andrea Currie and Laurie Cranton.
-by John Gillis
A court decision issued on January 17th has cleared a Cheticamp group home of accusations of negligence, abuse and mistreatment.
The decision was handed down by the Honourable Justice Frank C. Edwards after the court heard evidence from November 26th to December 17th in Sydney.
The plaintiff, Barbara Louise “Barbie” Deal was a resident of Le Chemoi group home between June 2007 and October 2010.