March 14, 2017 – Churchill Debate at Hart House – The role of the referendum

Referendum as an instrument of democracy
Guest speaker: Patrick Boyer, QC, former MP – Author of FORCING CHOICE: The Risky Reward of Referendums

Patrick Boyer, QC Lawyer, politician, author, university lecturer, journalist, political activist. Author of 23 books on Canadian history, law, politics, and governance. Former executive assistant to the Attorney General of Ontario. A former assistant to opposition leader Robert Stanfield. Former parliamentary secretary to Canada’s External Affairs minister. Former executive director of federal government Task Force on Conflict of Interest 


Dinner: 7:00 p.m. Hart House South Dining Room
Debate: 8:00 p.m. Hart House Music Room
Dinner & Debate package: $70

Open to members and non-members. Space is limited.
Please reserve your seat by March 10, 2017


Hart House formal debates are free and open to the public.

Dinner guests receive preferred seating at the debate and a post-debate reception