File contains correspondence and legal documents regarding the same-sex marriage protection case of Ross Boutilier & Brian Mombourquette et al. versus the Attorney General of Canada and Attorney General of Nova Scotia.
File contains materials relating to the settlement between Wilson Hodder and the Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission and the Nova Scotia Department of Finance regarding same-sex partner benefits. File contains the memorandum of settlement for the case, photocopies of clippings relating to the case from unknown publications, and one partial copy of Wilson Hodder's complaint under the Human Rights Act.
File contains correspondence and legal documents regarding the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal hearing of Ross Boutilier and the Treasury Board regarding same-sex marriage benefits. File includes correspondence, legal documents, a tribunal questionnaire, and schedule A.
File contains materials related to the Order of the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal hearing of Ross Boutilier and the Treasury Board regarding same-sex marriage benefits. Materials include correspondence, notes, and draft versions of the order.
File contains photocopies of clippings regarding the Canadian blood ban, and the same-sex marriage protection legal challenge made by Ross Boutilier and David Mombourquette. Clippings are from the Dalhousie Gazette, the Daily News, and the Chronicle Herald.
File contains pamphlets produced by Lesbian and Gay Rights Nova Scotia [LGRNS] advocating for the inclusion of protections relating to sexual orientation in the Nova Scotia Human Rights Act. These protections were successfully added to the Act in 1991.
File contains one pin produced in support of activist Karen Andrews and her struggle to have her same sex partnership and co-parented children recognized as a family under Ontario health legislation. Pin has a white background and is printed with white text that reads "WE ARE FAMILY—Karen Andrews/Local 1996—Access to OHIP Committee".
File contains three copies of the script for the short play Jeopardy, written and performed by members of Lesbian and Gay Rights Nova Scotia [LGRNS]. The play was performed at a demonstration advocating for the addition of legal protections based on sexual orientation under the Nova Scotia Human Rights Act. These changes were eventually enacted in 1991.
Fonds comprises Ronald St. John Macdonald's records regarding his personal, academic, and professional activities as a jurist, judge, and professor. Records include those related to Macdonald's involvement with Osgoode Hall, University of Western Ontario, University of Toronto, Dalhousie University, the European Court of Human Rights, the Hague, Peking University, World Academy of Arts and Science, Canadian Council of International Law, United Nations, Institute of International Law, African Society of International Law, British Institute of International Law, Canadian Institute of International Law, International Law Association, and others. Records types include correspondence; meeting minutes and agendas; research materials; photographs; newsletters; newspaper clippings; manuscripts; and off-prints.
File contains correspondence with different individuals, including Suzanne Lalonde, Peter Macalister-Smith, Dietrich Schindler, Rudolf Bernhardt, Raimund Schutz, Ruth Donner, Shabtai Rosenne, Choon-Ho Park, Franz Matscher, Jeremy Thomas, Hector Gros Espiell, Karl Zemanek, Antonio Truyol y Serra, Peter Haggenmacher, Mariska Duindam, Betsy Roben, Edward Wu, Yuji Iwasawa, Donald W. Greig, Stephen Neff, Jutta Brunnee, Dorothee Walther, Lucinda Jones, Emile K.M. Yakpo, Dorinda G. Dallmeyer, Masaharu Yanagihara, Pepe Ragoni, Eric Lee, R.P. Anand, Bernhard Roscher, Laurens Winkel, Jerzy Makarczyk, J.J. Cremona, Philip Allott, William Alford, David J. Bederman, and others. File includes a photograph taken in November 1994 of an unidentified man, woman - possibly Jutta Brunnee - and child. File includes other materials related to the subject.
The fonds includes letters, immigration papers, promotional materials, petitions, affidavits, evidence and general documentation of the activities of the Concern for Seafarers Witnesses Society (CSWS) in their endeavours to assist the sailors of the Maersk Dubai.
Series consists of clippings collected by Ross Boutilier concerning the LGBT community in the news. Subjects covered include same-sex marriage, homosexuality and religion, HIV/AIDS, Canadian politics, LGBT legal challenges, local arts news, and international celebrity news.
Series contains duplicate pamphlets and outreach materials from fonds in the Nova Scotia LGBT Seniors Archive. Materials in series include anti-discrimination pamphlets produced by Lesbian and Gay Rights Nova Scotia [LGRNS], and pamphlets produced by Churchmembers Assembled to Respond to AIDS [CARAS].
Series comprises correspondence regarding Macdonald's professional and academic involvement with institutions including Osgoode Hall, University of Western Ontario, University of Toronto, Dalhousie University, the European Court of Human Rights, the Hague, Peking University, World Academy of Arts and Science, Canadian Council of International Law, United Nations, Institute of International Law, African Society of International Law, British Institute of International Law, Canadian Institute of International Law, International Law Association, and others. Series also contains correspondence between Ronald St. John Macdonald and individuals including Joseph Philippe Pierre Yves Elliott Trudeau, Paul E. Martin, Jean Chrétien, Elisabeth Mann Borgese, Wang Tieya, A. Donat Pharand, and others.
Subseries contains Ronald St. John Macdonald's correspondence regarding a wide range of subjects, including his visits to China, his research on the teaching of international law at Canadian universities and other topics, the development of various of his books, Dalhousie University, Dalhousie Law School Journal, Dalhousie Law School centenary, the Hague, the United Nations, the Canadian Council on International Law, and many other matters. Subseries contains correspondence between Ronald St. John Macdonald and different individuals, including Paul Martin, Quing-nan Meng, Edgar Gold, Paul Fauteux, Dominique Alheritiere, Tom Hick, R. C. Strother, W.A. MacKay, Wang Fusun, J.D. Kingham, Patti Allen, John Vandermeulen, Rene Jean Dupuy, M.C.W. Pinto, Jacqueline Dauchy, Leo Nevas, Avard Bishop, Charles B. Bourne, John Willis, and many others.
Series includes records derived from Ross Boutilier's legal challenge to the province of Nova Scotia regarding same-sex marriage protection and his Canadian Human Rights Tribunal challenge to have same-sex marriages acknowledged and declared eligible for relevant benefits. The series also includes documents derived from Wilson Hodder's legal challenge regarding same-sex benefits. Materials include legal documents, correspondence, notes, and clippings.