former Status of Women minister Helena Guergis in , the investigator now alleges. The scandal linked Guergis and her husband, former MP Rahim However, he referred to the section of her statement of claim that. You’ll likely have read about the effort by Stephen Harper and assorted other defendants to have Helena Guergis’s statement of claim for defamation and all. Helena Guergis won the right to continue her defamation suit Thursday against Last summer, Guergis filed an amended statement of claim.

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Judge rejects attempt to shut down Helena Guergis lawsuit

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Former Simcoe-Grey MP’s case crosses legal hurdle. Guergis claimed Hamilton provided advice to former Prime Minister Stephen Harper that caused the PM to fire Guergis from her cabinet portfolio and boot her from the Conservative caucus in April, That decision resulted from a Toronto Star story that alleged Guergis and her husband, former Edmonton MP Rahim Jaffer, were involved with prostitutes, illicit drug use and fraud.


The original statement of claim was struck down in – a decision that was affirmed by an appeal court in – and Guergis was given leave to file a new claim, which she did in That claim alleged that there existed a lawyer-client relationship between the solicitor, the law firm and Guergis, and that the solicitor breached his professional duties to his client, by his actions and by his words, thereby causing her damages. The amended statement of claim also alleges Hamilton published defamatory words concerning Guergis on four occasions.

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