My Life at the Bar and Beyond
A litigation lawyer for fifty years, Paterson describes some of his earlier cases, including those involving alleged brainwashing experiments at the Allan Memorial Institute funded by the CIA. He offers behind-the-scenes views of the fight against Bill 101, campaigning for the No Committee in the 1980 Quebec referendum, and the stand-off at Oka between Mohawks and the provincial police. Paterson also charts his involvement in establishing the McGill University Health Centre and the plans for a new major teaching hospital as well as directing the development and expansion of Bishop's University during his time as president and chancellor.
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Growing up in Montreal and Murray Bay
On and off the Ships and before the Courts
The Poirier Commission
The Montreal Olympics
The Positive Action Committee Language Legislation
The Oka Crisis
The McGill Teaching Hospitals
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