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" Here was someone who I thought was there to support me in the biggest event of my life and I thought she was there for me.
"To find out that they were using the information against Gloria who had helped us. It was terrible. It was brutal.
"I felt so violated that this person had been there."
Maloney felt so betrayed and concerned over the College's actions she took its use of private investigators up with the Privacy Commissioner.
While sympathetic, the privacy commissioner told Maloney that the College had the right to collect evidence this way.
It may have the right to do it, said Maloney, but in her eyes the actions of the College destroyed its credibility as a caring organization which upholds the rights of women.
" This is an organization that is supposed to uphold a women's rights and her choices," said Maloney.
"So are we only allowed to choose as long as we choose them? And if we dont chose them do they have the right to invade our privacy?
"Whether the Privacy Commissioner says they have the right to do so or not I believe they still dont have the right to invade our privacy.
"I think it is frightening.
" I dont think they gave any consideration to my feelings in that process.
"They haven't even apologized to me for it. They dont care. It is just a horrible feeling."
Registrar Kilthei of the College believes they were compelled to act for safety reasons.
"We got a permanent injunction from the Supreme Court of B.C., which had prohibited her from doing these reserved acts, and then we continued to get reports that she was practicing these things," she said.
"Some of the reports were quite frightening. In order to fulfill the job the legislation has given to us we sent investigators to get the evidence to go back to court so she could be charged with contempt of court.
"What the college has is an overriding duty to the safety of the public and I believe that that couple had been informed that Ms. Lemay was breaking the law. They were also breaking the law by asking her to do reserved acts.
"All I can say is that she was breaking the law. It is the same as any other law. When people knowingly break the law that is one of the risks that they take. The overriding concern about the lives of mothers and babies had to take precedence in this situation."
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