The former CBC Radio host was accompanied by his lawyer, Marie Henein, who says her client will plead not guilty to the charges against him.
Ghomeshi, former host of CBC Radio's Q, is facing four sexual assault charges and one count of what police called "overcome resistance — choking." Ghomeshi's mother was present in court and acted as his surety as a judge released him on $100,000 bail.
The court appearance was Ghomeshi's first public appearance since he was fired on Oct. 26.
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