Winnipeg Sun Editorial: Courts for all Canadians: "But we either have open courts or we don't. And open courts should include more than reporters with notepads and the occasional pencil-and-pastel artist furiously scribbling a rendition of what a prisoner or an accused looks like. Open courts mean that all members of the public should be able to see what's going on. It's part of having an accountable justice system.
Which, maybe, is why everyone in the legal system seems to be so scared to death of the idea. "