Write Aid: Benefit for Derek Finkle

Date: 
Thursday, May 24, 2007
Location: 
Toronto: Stones Place, 1255 Queen Street West (just west of Dufferin)

Date/Time: Thursday, May 24, 2007, 7:30p.m.
Where: Stones Place, 1255 Queen Street West (just west of Dufferin)
Derek Finkle Who: 3 Chord Johnny (featuring Toronto Life editor John Macfarlane) and DJ Dave Morris (Eye Weekly’s music editor) with special guests
What: Raising funds to fight the subpoena ordering Toronto writer Derek Finkle to turn over the research for his book, No Claim to Mercy, to the police
Tickets: $25 in advance, $30 at the door. To buy a ticket(s) click here

In 1998 Derek Finkle wrote "No Claim to Mercy" about the Robert Baltovich case. CJFE, along with the Canadian Association of Journalists, the Writers' Union and the Professional Writers Association of Canada, are interveners in Finkle's bid to quash the Crown's request to access his material. Derek Finkle is represented in court by Iain MacKinnon

Photo: Derek Finkle leaving courthouse. Credit: Ryan Carter