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September 29, 2015

The Willms & Shier Speaker Series in Environmental Law

Willms & Shier Environmental Lawyers LLP has partnered with The Centre of Environmental Law and Global Sustainability (CELGS) to launch the Willms & Shier Environmental Law Speaker Series

The Honourable Justice Stephen T. Goudge, Q.C. will be the keynote speaker for this event.  His presentation is entitled: "The Berger Inquiry in Retrospect: Its Legacy"

The Mackenzie Valley Pipeline Inquiry, chaired by Justice Tom Berger, began its hearings in 1975, some forty years ago.  The impact on the North, its Aboriginal peoples, its environment and indeed all of Canada has been immense.  The Honourable Stephen Goudge, Q.C. was assistant counsel to the Commissioner.  He will reflect on the Inquiry, what it meant then, what its legacy has been since, and what it may mean for the future of environmental regulation and relations with the Aboriginal peoples of Canada.

This inaugural event will be taking place at the University of Ottawa, FSS Hall, room 4007 on Tuesday, September 29, 2015.  The event will begin at 5:00 pm followed by a cocktail reception at 6:00 pm.

For more information and to RSVP, click here.

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