Blacklock’s Reporter vows to fight eviction, while press gallery calls it “well-founded”

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by Andrew Kozak

True North News

December 7, 2022

Independent news outlet Blacklock’s Reporter says they are retaining legal counsel with a plan to fight their recent eviction from the National Press Building, which houses outlets from Ottawa’s Parliamentary Press Gallery (PPG).

The eviction stems from complaints made to the PPG by Canadian Press journalists Emilie Bergeron and Michel Saba and freelance journalist Hélène Buzzetti, who claimed Blacklock’s managing editor Tom Korski created a “toxic environment.”

The Press Gallery released a statement Tuesday saying the complaints were “well-founded” and that Korski’s behaviour had “constituted serious misconduct.”

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