Cameras could come to Ontario courtrooms

Television cameras are generally barred from Ontario’s courtrooms, but an August 2006 report recommends partial lifting of the ban. “Our justice system is ready for its close-up,” says Attorney General Michael Bryant, who endorses the recommendation and believes cameras will eventually be permitted in courtrooms across Canada. CBC News reports. The recommendation is one of many designed to improve media access to Ontario’s courts. Read the report of the Panel on Justice and the Media.