On a day dedicated to widespread tomfoolery, Surrey’s mayor will be in a provincial court this Halloween trying to distance himself from one specific act of alleged public mischief.
As he defends himself against an accusation of lying about being struck by a car driven by a political opponent, Doug McCallum will don a costume unfamiliar to citizens who voted him out of office earlier this month: criminal defendant.
But will a trick or treat await the 78-year-old?
That depends on the outcome of a seven-day trial set to begin this morning.
A disputed parking-lot encounter
McCallum was charged with one count of public mischief last
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