Canada 150 Symposium – The Enactment of the Charter of Rights and Freedoms

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Canada 150 Symposium – The Enactment of the Charter of Rights and Freedoms

Canada 150 Symposium

Held in the Senate Chamber, this two-day event celebrates the 150th anniversary of Canadian Confederation. Hear from prominent Canadians as they discuss the past, present and future of the nation.

In this session, panellists speak about the enactment of the Charter of Rights and Freedoms and the impact of a culture of rights on Canadian society. Participants include Chief Justice of Canada Beverley McLachlin and Mark Walters, F.R. Scott professor of public and constitutional law at McGill University. (May 25, 2017)