News in Review The APEC Incident: Protecting Foreign Visitors

News in Review The APEC Incident: Protecting Foreign Visitors

One of the most multidimensional political stories in recent Canadian history, the APEC incident – some would call a scandal – involves many issues: public security, international terrorism, the moral dilemma of receiving and protecting recognized human-rights abusers on Canadian soil, the alleged inappropriate intervention of the highest officials in the land, the alleged abuse of police powers, political versus journalistic power and the rights of Canadians to conduct legal public protests. The process by which such incidents are investigated through the mechanism of a public inquiry is also an important aspect of this story.

  • 1998
  • 00:14:12
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/15/1998
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