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Thursday, September 29, 2016 @ 8:00 PM  

Appeal by the defendants, a police officer and the Thunder Bay Police Services Board, from a finding of liability and award of damages in favour of the plaintiffs, Mercuri and his auto parts company. Mercuri and his family ran an auto recycling company in Thunder Bay. In 1997, police commenced an investigation into stolen vehicles and auto parts. The investigation utilized tips from confidential informants that led to police targeting the plaintiffs. In 1999, police executed a search warrant at the plaintiffs’ business premises. Mercuri was...