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Freedom Convoy organizer Tamara Lich appeared in court on Wednesday seeking a bail review. Lich, who was denied bail last week, appeared in court wearing shackles around her feet, which made it difficult for her to move.
The Judge asked that those shackles be removed, according to David Akin. Lich was denied bail because, in part, judge Julie Bourgeois believed that there was a risk that she would continue criminal actions.
Lich has argued that the Judge who ruled against her receiving bail was a Liberal candidate in 2011 and holds bias against her therefore. Judge Bourgeois was a Liberal candidate for Glengarry-Prescott-Russell.
The Crown, however, said that the former Liberal candidate had given bail for Chris Barber, another organizer of the freedom convoy protests.
“There is a substantial risk you will continue these actions and will not abide by an order,” the judge told Lich.
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