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Chat with the Chief BUY NOW
Paul D. Fleck Marquee – Friday, October 3, 5-7:30 p.m. 
Enjoy a special three-course meal – including a welcome cocktail and wine with dinner – while Broadcaster and CBC News Anchor Peter Mansbridge goes one-on-one with the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Canada – the Rt. Hon. Beverley McLachlin – to discuss her life, her work, and her thoughts on the arts. Including bar and gratuities. Admission: $95.

Support for the dinner is provided by BLG:Borden Ladner Gervais

Authorship Appeal BUY NOW  
Festival Theatre, Saturday, October 4, 10:30 a.m.- noon. 

Chief Justice Beverley McLachlin, of theSupreme Court of Canada convenes a special panel of judges including JusticesRobert J. Sharpe and Eileen E.Gillese from the Ontario Court of Appeal,Patricia D.S. Jackson from Torys LLP, and our own Colm Feore, to consider whetherthere is sufficient evidence to refute the claim that Shakespeare was theprincipal author of the canon. With Sheila Block from Torys LLP representingShakespeare, and Guy J. Pratte from Borden Ladner Gervais LLP representing theEarl of Oxford, and a special appearance by Artistic Director AntoniCimolino as William Shakespeare.

Admission: Free. Donations appreciated

Support for Authorship Appeal is generouslyprovided by Mary and Guy Pratte

This event will be live streamed.

La Fontaine-Baldwin Symposium BUY NOW 
Saturday, October 18.
Keynote Address: Isabel Bader Theatre, 93 Charles St W, Toronto. 2 p.m. 
Roundtables: Gardiner Museum, 111 Queens Park, Toronto. 4 p.m.
Legendary artist Robert Lepage delivers the 12th La Fontaine-Baldwin lecture followed by a dynamic roundtable discussion, when the Institute for Canadian Citizenship, chaired by Adrienne Clarkson and John Ralston Saul, reunites with the Festival to challenge Canadians to join the national conversation on citizenship. Admission:$30 Keynote Address only. $70 Keynote Address and Roundtables. This event will be live streamed.




Selected Forum Events Supported by
Bell Lets Talk

Sustaining support for the Forum
is generously provided by
Kelly & Michael Meighen and
the T.R. Meighen Foundation

Support for the 2014 Forum is
generously provided by
Nandita & Julian Wise


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