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Supreme Court of Canada Events

Send-Off Reception
Sunday March 19 (afternoon), Kwanlin Dun Cultural Centre
Join us for an informal event with live entertainment, speeches, and the chance to reflect on the journey thus far...

Supreme Court of Canada Hearing: Live Whitehorse Viewing
Wednesday, March 22 (morning), Kwanlin Dün Cultural Centre
Gather with others to watch the live broadcast of the Supreme Court hearing from Ottawa. This could start as early as 6am local time. The livestream will also be available online.

Here are a few things you need to know:

  • The hearing is approximately three hours long and will take place on March 22nd starting at 9 or 9:30am Ottawa time (to be confirmed)
  • There are 60-70 seats in the courtroom and a portion are reserved for the appellants and respondents. Public seating in the remainder of the seats is on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • Based on public demand, there is a good chance an overflow room in the Supreme Court will be opened to the public to watch the hearing on TV.
  • We can provide advice, but we are not able to provide financial or logistical support for your travel to or accommodations in Ottawa. 

Special screening of the Peel Project
Sunday, March 19, 6-8:30pm, Mayfair Theatre
The story of six young artists journeying through the Peel and creating works of art along the way

Social Gathering for Yukoners in Ottawa
Tuesday, March 21, 7-9pm, Location TBD
Join us for a bite to eat and connect with other Yukoners who have made the trip to Ottawa

Supreme Court of Canada Hearing
Wednesday, March 22 (morning)
-Hearing commences as early as 9am
-Press conference to follow in the afternoon
-Possible group photo on the Supreme Court steps for Yukoners

Peel Portrait Gallery Reception
Wednesday, March 22, 5pm public reception, SAW Gallery
Formal opening of Protecting the Peel Watershed: Voices from Canada's North, a portrait exhibit featuring people who have a deep connection to the Peel Watershed. Exhibit runs March 20-31 at Ottawa's SAW Gallery. The exhibit will travel to Yukon at a later date.

From the Berger Inquiry to the Peel: 40 Years of Defending the North
Thursday, March 23, (afternoon), Carleton University
This panel discussion about the Peel Watershed case coincides with the Berger Inquiry Exhibit, being displayed at Carleton University. Seating will be limited.

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The Peel case will be heard at the Supreme Court of Canada in Ottawa on March 22, 2017. Click for a full listing of events in the Yukon and Ottawa.

CPAWS Yukon Chapter
P.O. Box 31095, 211 Main St., 
Whitehorse, Yukon, Y1A 5P7
(867) 393-8080

Yukon Conservation Society
302 Hawkins Street
Whitehorse, Yukon Y1A 1X6
(867) 668-5678