Featured Out Of Province Speakers

The 2018 Lectures turn the spotlight on the administration of justice in Canada as invited experts share their different perspectives and transformative ideas. This year’s Organizing Committee is pleased to have Award-winning author, investigative journalist, retired co-host of CBC’s The Fifth Estate Linden MacIntyre join us as one of those experts.


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Linden MacIntyre 

Linden MacIntyre, Toronto, ON

Linden MacIntyre spent fifty years working as a journalist in print, television and radio --- thirty-eight years at the CBC, twenty-four of those years at the fifth estate.  Work at the CBC also included seven years as a journalist-producer at The Journal, the CBC’s flagship current affairs program from 1981 to 1991, and three years as host and national editor of the CBC current affairs radio program Sunday Morning. 

MacIntyre has worked on numerous collaborations between the fifth estate and the PBS documentary program Frontline and also on co-productions with the New York Times.

He is the author of seven books, five of them novels, one of which, The Bishop’s Man, was 2009 winner of Canada’s top award for literary fiction, the Scotiabank Giller Prize. His latest novel, The Only Cafe, was released by Random House of Canada in 2017.


Felix Walker, Nisichawayasihk Cree Nation (NCN)

Biography To be Added Shortly

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Trevor C.W. Farrow, Ph.D., Toronto, ON

Trevor C.W. Farrow, AB (Princeton), BA/MA (Oxford), LLB (Dalhousie), LLM (Harvard), PhD (Alberta), is a Professor and Associate Dean at Osgoode Hall Law School. He is the Chair of the Canadian Forum on Civil Justice and was the founding Academic Director of the Winkler Institute for Dispute Resolution.

Professor Farrow’s teaching and research focus on the administration of civil justice, including legal process, legal and judicial ethics, advocacy, access to justice and development. He was formerly a litigation lawyer at the Torys law firm in Toronto. Professor Farrow has received teaching awards from Harvard University and Osgoode Hall Law School.