Call to the Bar ceremonies: 1980s

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Date Location     Honourary LL.D. Recipient Speaker
1980-04-10 Toronto   Hon. Bette M. Stephenson, M.D., Minister of Education for Ontario
1980-04-11 Toronto   Hugh L. Macaulay, Chairman of Ontario Hydro
1980-04-14 London   Professor Philip W. Slayton, B.A., B.C.L., M.A., Dean of the Faculty of Law, University of Western Ontario
1980-04-16 Ottawa David L.G. Johnston, Principal and Vice Chancellor of McGill University David L.G. Johnston, Principal and Vice Chancellor of McGill University
1980-05-07 Toronto   George D. Finlayson, Treasurer
1981-04-09 Toronto   Major General Richard Rohmer
1981-04-10 Toronto Hon. Mr. Justice Willard Zebedee Estey, Supreme Court of Canada Hon. Mr. Justice Willard Zebedee Estey, Supreme Court of Canada
1981-04-13 Ottawa   Hon. Jean Chrétien, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada
1981-04-15 London Hon. Mr. Justice W. Gibson Gray, and George D. Finlayson, Q.C. Hon. Mr. Justice W. Gibson Gray, and George D. Finlayson, Q.C.
1981-05-14 Toronto Hon. Mr. Justice Sydney L. Robins Hon. Mr. Justice Sydney L. Robins
1982-04-06 Toronto Rt. Hon. The Lord Elwyn-Jones, Baron of Llanelli and Newham Rt. Hon. The Lord Elwyn-Jones, Baron of Llanelli and Newham
1982-04-07 Toronto Rt. Hon. Sir Robert E. Megarry Rt. Hon. Sir Robert E. Megarry
1982-04-13 London   Hon. Thomas George Zuber, a Judge of The Court of Appeal for Ontario of The Supreme Court of Ontario
1982-04-14 Ottawa Gordon F. Henderson, Q.C. Gordon F. Henderson, Q.C.
1983-04-06 Toronto Hon. William G. Davis, Premier of Ontario Hon. William G. Davis, Premier of Ontario
1983-04-07 Toronto Hon. Paul J.J. Martin Hon. Paul J.J. Martin
1983-04-11 London Hon. Mr. Justice W.D. Griffiths, High Court of Justice of The Supreme Court of Ontario Hon. Mr. Justice W.D. Griffiths, High Court of Justice of The Supreme Court of Ontario
1983-04-13 Ottawa Hon. Mark R. MacGuigan, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada Hon. Mark R. MacGuigan, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada
1984-04-06 Ottawa   Hon. Bette Stephenson, M.D., Minister of Education for Ontario
1984-04-09 Toronto Hon. R. Roy McMurtry, Q.C., Attorney General for Ontario Hon. R. Roy McMurtry, Q.C., Attorney General for Ontario
1984-04-10 Toronto Hon. Mr. Justice John Douglas Arnup, Court of Appeal of The Supreme Court of Ontario Hon. Mr. Justice John Douglas Arnup, Court of Appeal of The Supreme Court of Ontario
1984-04-12 London   His Honour Judge Egbert H.A. Carson, Provincial Court (Criminal Division), County of Middlesex
1985-04-15 London Hon. Mr. Justice Campbell Grant Hon. Mr. Justice Campbell Grant
1985-04-17 Ottawa   Hon. Gregory T. Evans, Chief Justice of The High Court of Justice for Ontario
1985-04-18 Toronto   Hon. R.G. Brian Dickson, P.C., Chief Justice of Canada
1985-04-19 Toronto Hon. W.G.C. Howland, Chief Justice of Ontario Hon. W.G.C. Howland, Chief Justice of Ontario
1985-09-20 (honourary degree ceremony) Toronto Warren E. Burger, Chief Justice of the United States of America Warren E. Burger, Chief Justice of the United States of America
1986-04-10 Toronto   Hon. W.D. Parker, Chief Justice of The High Court of Justice for Ontario
1986-04-11 Toronto   Hon. Ian G. Scott, Q.C., Attorney General for Ontario
1986-04-14 Ottawa   Frank Iacobucci, Deputy Minister of Justice and Deputy Attorney General of Canada
1986-04-17 London   Hon. B.J. MacKinnon, Associate Chief Justice of Ontario
1987-04-08 Toronto H.W. Arthurs H.W. Arthurs
1987-04-09 Toronto   Hon. Mr. Justice A.G. Campbell, Supreme Court of Ontario
1987-04-13 Ottawa   Hon. Mr. Justice Gérard V. La Forest, Supreme Court of Canada
1987-04-15 London   Hon. F.W. Callaghan, Associate Chief Justice of the High Court of Justice for Ontario
1988-04-14 Toronto Hon. Mr. Justice G. Arthur Martin Hon. Mr. Justice G. Arthur Martin
1988-04-15 Toronto Laura Louise Legge, Q.C. Laura L. Legge, Q.C.
1988-04-18 Ottawa   Reverend Roger Guindon, former Rector of the University of Ottawa
1988-04-20 London   Reverend Dr. R. Maurice Boyd, Metropolitan United Church, London
1989-03-28 London   Dr. Margaret Somerville, Director of the McGill Centre for Medicine, Ethics and Law
1989-03-29 Ottawa   Hon. Madame Justice Bertha Wilson, Supreme Court of Canada
1989-03-31 (am) Toronto   Hon. Douglas Lewis, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada
1989-03-31 (pm) Toronto L. Yves Fortier, O.C., Q.C. L. Yves Fortier, O.C., Q.C.