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Internal probe hears former N.S. AFN chief may have used death threats to suppress sexual assault allegations


November 21, 2019

An investigation launched by the Assembly of First Nations gathered evidence suggesting a former regional chief from Nova Scotia used his influence along with death threats and other forms of intimidation to keep women from contacting police with allegations of sexual assault against him, CBC News has learned.

The Assembly of First Nations (AFN) in July hired Fasken Martineau DuMoulin, a prominent law firm with offices across Canada and internationally, to conduct an investigation into harassment allegations against Morley Googoo, who was the regional chief at the time for Nova Scotia and Newfoundland and Labrador.


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