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sanne, Switzerland on November 21, 2017 for a two-year term. The FEI is
the international governing body of equestrian sports. Tribunal members
hear and decide on cases related to breaches of sport rules, statutes and regulations,
and have the authority to issue fines, disqualify horses or riders
from competitions or events, and suspend horses or riders for any period of
time up to and including life suspensions. We wonder if the election was
carried out using yays and neighs.
Quotations associated with Brillat-Savarin include “Tell me what you eat,
and I will tell you what you are” and “A man who was fond of wine was
offered some grapes at dessert after dinner. ‘Much obliged’, said he, pushing
the plate aside, ‘I am not accustomed to taking my wine in pills’.”
A “savarin” is a ring-shaped cake often soaked in rum or other liqueur.
David L. Thomas wrote to point out that, contrary to our advice in the
Bench & Bar section of the March Advocate, p. 310, he was appointed in
2013 as a member, and in 2014 as the chairperson, of the Canadian Human
Rights Tribunal, a quasi-judicial decision-making body governed by a quasiconstitutional
statute. He is four years into a seven-year appointment.
Accompanied by a photograph of Ms. Lord and Mayor Cobb, the following
entry appeared in the March 7, 2018 issue of the community newspaper the
Williams Lake Tribune:
Williams Lake resident Ruth Lord receives flowers from Mayor Walt Cobb
during her 100th birthday celebration held Tuesday, Feb. 27. An article
about Lord’s birthday in the March 2 edition of our sister publication
the Weekend Advisor incorrectly called her a “centurion” instead of a
The Law Society of Ontario website advertises the Osgoode Hall Restaurant
on its website: “Order à la carte or enjoy a three-course menu of seasonal
fare from the prix fixe menu, surrounded by leather-bound law books,
stained glass and robed lawyers on their way to court.”
Do you have a favourite restaurant to sustain you during long days in court?
For Vancouver counsel, is it the revamped and revived Law Courts Inn? Let
us know your picks around the province.
Paul Fraser, Q.C., was reappointed acting commissioner under the Members’
Conflict of Interest Act. This statute provides a framework for dealing
with conflicts of interest involving Members of the Legislative Assembly.