Cowichan Valley Citizen, April 6, 2022. Editorial
"In February we published an editorial urging the provincial and federal government to take action to reduce the use of non-disclosure agreements that too often silence victims in civil cases.
"These NDAs have become so ubiquitous, they’re an almost standard part of settlements — usually demanded by the defendant as a way to hide details about the case and its outcome."
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"In January the Canadian Bar Association passed a resolution at their annual general meeting to discourage the pervasive use of NDAs in this country.
"In March, Green Party leader and Cowichan Valley [BC] MLA Sonia Furstenau tabled legislation to try to stop their use in cases of harassment, discrimination and other abuses. She specifically referenced their use to hush up scandals involving Hockey Canada that have nevertheless recently come to light."