Vancouver Sun Clarifies Comments Regarding Buzz Hargrove

    VANCOUVER, Oct. 1 /CNW/ - Buzz Hargrove, former President of the
CAW-Canada, has sought clarification of a story that appeared in The Vancouver
Sun on June 18, 2007. The story reported remarks made by Dr. Brian Day, then
president-elect of the Canadian Medical Association, at a public meeting
hosted by the Canadian Science Writers Association of June 17, 2007.
    During the meeting Dr. Day alleged that Hargrove, upon suffering a
serious knee injury in February 2004, had used his position to secure within
the public health care system early and preferential treatment over other
    The Vancouver Sun story was a report of remarks made at a public meeting.
In reporting on public meetings, court or parliamentary proceedings, The
Vancouver Sun endeavours to accurately report what transpired but does not go
outside the meetings or proceedings for verification. The comments reported in
the article reflect the position of Dr. Day, not that of The Vancouver Sun.

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