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Around Town: NAC Orchestra, opera singers go 'al fresco' for Italian garden party

From left, Justice Michael Moldaver from the Supreme Court of Canada with Frank McArdle, executive director of the Canadian Superior Courts Judges Association, Supreme Court...

Photos: Garden Party

From left, Justice Michael Moldaver from the Supreme Court of Canada with Frank McArdle, executive director of the Canadian Superior Courts Judges Association, Supreme Court...

Mathen: We don't need hearings to help in appointment of a new Supreme Court justice

Justin Trudeau will make his first Supreme Court appointment earlier than anticipated. Instead of replacing Chief Justice Beverley McLachlin in 2018, the prime minister must...

Around Town: Battle of Atlantic gala celebrates navy's accomplishments, past and present

Port Credit resident Andy Irwin, 90, a Royal Canadian Navy veteran, with his wife, Elaine, and Vice-Admiral Mark Norman at the Battle of the Atlantic...

Around Town: Israeli ambassador hosts benefit for young Canadian musicians

Special guests included Supreme Court of Canada Chief Justice Beverley McLachlin and her husband, Frank McArdle, who, the night before, were at Ottawa City Hall...

Photos: Beverley McLachlin receives key to the city

From left, Shannon Day-Newman with Ian Johns, Sarah Jennings and Don Newman at Ottawa City Hall on Tuesday, March 22, 2016. Supreme Court of Canada...

Around Town: Mayor presents top honours to top judge at A-Lister ceremony

From left, George Anderson with Supreme Court Justice Rosalie Silberman Abella, Supreme Court Justice Andromache Karakatsanis and her husband, Tom Karvanis, at Ottawa City Hall...

Around Town: Birthday gift to Joe Clark enjoys a rousing premiere at NAC

Also at the premiere were such Supreme Court judges as Rosalie Silberman Abella and Michael Moldaver. As well, members of the I Lost My Talk...

5 things: Watson's vision for 2016

And on March 22, Watson will present a key to the city, Ottawa's highest civic honour, to the Supreme Court of Canada Chief Justice Beverley...

Around Town: Birthday gift to Joe Clark enjoys a rousing premiere at NAC

Also at the premiere were such Supreme Court judges as Rosalie Silberman Abella and Michael Moldaver. As well, members of the I Lost My Talk...

Supreme Court riven by dissent, new study finds

Internal dissent over major cases is increasingly dividing the Supreme Court of Canada, with some justices resorting to sharp criticisms of majority decisions they believe...

Around Town: Trudeau tops a who's who of VIPs at US Embassy holiday party

Guests also included Governor of the Bank of Canada Stephen Poloz, Chief of Defence Staff General Jonathan Vance, Supreme Court of Canada Justice Rosalie Silberman...

Around Town: Celebrating research at The Ottawa Hospital Gala

The 650 attendees included Chief Justice Beverley McLachlin, Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz and local Liberal MPPs Bob Chiarelli, John Fraser and Yasir Naqvi,...

Watson has 'blunt' meeting with communism memorial backers

The mayor says he noted there is virtually no public support for the site in question, and that those expressing concerns have ranged from Supreme...

Supreme Court again asked to rule on scrapping early parole law

Justice Richard Wagner, writing for the court, said retroactive application of the law had the effect of punishing inmates twice. “The effect — extended incarceration...

Dodek: Supreme Court appointments in the digital age

There are other former academics on this Supreme Court. Chief Justice Beverley McLachlin taught for a brief time at UBC in the 1970s; Justice Thomas...

Harper fumed privately about Supreme Court activism: book

Harper alleged that McLachlin tried to interfere in the appointment of Federal Court Judge Marc Nadon to the top court — an allegation she denied...

Around Town: Can't rain on Opera Lyra Garden Party parade

From left, Victor Rabinovitch, chair of the board for Opera Lyra Ottawa, with Riky Moldaver and her husband, Supreme Court of Canada Justice Michael Moldaver,...

Around Town: Can't rain on Opera Lyra Garden Party parade

From left, Victor Rabinovitch, chair of the board for Opera Lyra Ottawa, with Riky Moldaver and her husband, Supreme Court of Canada Justice Michael Moldaver,...

Diplomatica: Foreign service officers get home honours

Greek Ambassador George Marcantonatos bestowed the decoration of the Grand Commander of the Order of Honour on Supreme Court Justice Andromache Karakatsanis May 23. It...

Giller winner, elite guitarist, circus performers star in Music and Beyond ...

A concert July 9, hosted by Supreme Court Justice and music lover Beverley McLachlin, will explore links between music and law, including stories of composers'...

Conrad Black loses bid to have Supreme Court of Canada hear case over ...

Black then sought to appeal his case to the Supreme Court of Canada, but his bid was rejected in a judgment Thursday from Justices Marshall...

Could Budget 2015 score an Order of Canada for Don Cherry?

One question is whether the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, Beverly McLachlan, will be left in control of the advisory committee that passes on...

Opera Lyra party hits high notes (on a dry day)

Attendees included Supreme Court Justices Andromache Karakatsanis, Michael J. Moldaver and Marshall Rothstein, as well as loyal opera supporter Irma Sachs, who's thrown many lovely...

Supreme Court to decide legality of another federal appointee

It was Galati's legal challenge of the government's controversial 2013 appointment of federal judge Marc Nadon to the high court that led to a landmark...

Supreme Court says gun-registry data can be destroyed

The government of Quebec, where there is strong and emotional support for gun control, objected and took the federal government to court. The Quebec Superior...

Around Town: Evening of Wine, Food and Art is music to the ears of Thirteen ...

Supreme Court of Canada Chief Justice Beverley McLachlin, Austrian Ambassador Arno Riedel and his wife, Loretta, and Thirteen Strings conductor Kevin Mallon were among the...

Appeal court overturns racial profiling case involving customs officer

“Officers on the front line, such as the officer herein, cannot be expected to leave their experience — acquired usually after many years of observing...

Supreme Court says Zahra Kazemi's family can't sue Iran for her death under ...

... to change the current state of the law on exceptions to state immunity, just as it did in the case of terrorism, and allow...

Supreme Court says Zahra Kazemi's family can't sue Iran for her death under ...

“Parliament has the ability to change the current state of the law on exceptions to state immunity … and allow those in situations like Mr.

Around Town: NAC Gala nets $917000

Chad Schella and his wife, Catherine Clark, TV host of CPAC's Beyond Politics, at the National Arts Centre on Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014, for the...

Around Town: NAC Gala nets $917000

Supreme Court of Canada Chief Justice Beverley McLachlin with her husband, Frank McArdle, at the 18th annual NAC Gala, held Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014, at...

The Conservatives: Peddling the economy

The Supreme Court: The Conservatives must fill another Quebec seat on the court in the coming months, after Justice Louis LeBel retires in November. The...

Around Town: Nothing stuffy or boring about this opera night

From left, pianist Judith Ginsburg and conductor Tyrone Paterson with Tosca lead singers Michele Capalbo and David Pomeroy at the National Arts Centre on Saturday,...

Around Town: Nothing stuffy or boring about this opera night

From left, pianist Judith Ginsburg and conductor Tyrone Paterson with Tosca lead singers Michele Capalbo and David Pomeroy at the National Arts Centre on Saturday,...

Harper says Canada's contribution to world affairs has never been higher

Mulroney also sternly rebuked Harper for his public spat this year with Beverley McLachlin, chief justice of the Supreme Court of Canada. “You don't get...

Smith: Supreme Court must address citizenship oath

You had to be a citizen to become a lawyer until a British Columbia appeal court judge named Beverly McLachlin ruled otherwise under the Charter.

Big on the Hill: Kennedy recaps top stories of the week

And Justice Minister Peter MacKay has decided Marc Nadon won't have to repay any of the salary he earned as a Supreme Court of Canada...

Justice minister to decide whether Supreme Court nominee Marc Nadon should ...

Justice Minister Peter MacKay will have to decide whether Marc Nadon will have to repay any of the salary he earned as a Supreme Court...

International jurists slam Stephen Harper for his treatment of Supreme Court ...

The controversy was ignited in early May, when Harper publicly suggested that McLachlin acted improperly by trying to lobby him on his eventual nomination of...