Should Canada Elect its Judges?
7 Kings College Circle, Hart House Debates Room
Time: Feb 8th, 7:00 pm End: Feb 8th, 9:00 pm
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Debate by Hon. Mr. Justice Ian Binnie and former Member of Parliament Ian Waddell
SHOULD CANADA ELECT ITS JUDGES? Presented by the Hart House Debates Committee
Details: On Wednesday, February 8, 2012 at 7:00 pm, the Hon. Mr. Justice Ian Binnie (retired) and former member of Parliament Ian Waddell will debate the topic "Be it resolved that Canada should elect its judges." Part of the Hart House Debate Committee's first annual Alumni Debate and a NorthAms co-programming event, Binnie and Waddell will be joined by two law students -- Richard Lizius and Anisah Hassan -- as they argue either for or against the issue. Reception and cocktails to follow. FREE
When: Wednesday, February 8, 2012 at 7:00 pm.
Where: Debates Room, Hart House, 7 Hart House Circle, University of Toronto (St. George Campus), Toronto. Cost: FREE.
About The Speakers: Ian Binnie (Alumnus - Law Class of 1965) is a former puisne justice of the Supreme Court of Canada. Ian Waddell (Alumnus - Victoria College Class of 1963, Law Class of 1967) is a former member of Parliament for both Vancouver Kingsway and Port Moody-Coquitlam, as well as a former member of the provincial cabinet of British Colombia. Richard Lizius and Anisah Hassan are second year students at UofT Law and are among Canada's finest student debaters.
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