The Honourable John H. Gomery, Retired Judge, at the Canadian Club of Montreal's podium



    Speech title:
    "Commissions of Inquiry"

    Monday, September 29, 2008
    Noon - 2 p.m.
    Mount Stephen Club
    Elizabeth Room
    1440, Drummond, Montréal

    MONTREAL, Sept. 25 /CNW Telbec/ - Mr. Gomery's carreer started at the law
firm Fasken, Martineau and Dumoulin in the areas of family law, commercial
litigation and bankruptcy and became a partner there in 1966.
    In 1972, he was appointed QC and in 1982, to Quebec Superior Court
Montreal district. From 1999 to 2005 he served as President of the Copyright
Board of Canada (renewed in 2002).
    Mr. Gomery has also been involved in the Canadian Bar Association and
Chambre des notaires du Québec. He was also President of the Comité Général
des Juges de la Cour supérieure du Québec, President of the Family Law
Committee from 1983 to 1993.
    On February 19, 2004 he was appointed Commissioner of Inquiry into the
Sponsorship Program and Advertising Activities. In 2005, the Canadian Press
named him "Newsmaker of the Year". Time magazine also named him its "Canadian
Newsmaker of the Year."
    We hope you will attend this fascinating luncheon.




For further information:

For further information: Ginette Bergogne, Executive Director, Canadian
Club of Montreal, (514) 398-0457, gbergogne@canadianclub-montreal.ca


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