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Anne-France Goldwater on the Ric Peterson Show – March 2, 2012

CJAD.com Kim Fraser and Me. Anne-France Goldwater debate police use of tasers and cops investigating cops. Ric also speaks with McGill professor Daniel Levitin who may have found a mathematical formula that maps out a pattern for all sorts of events on earth, from...

Something fierce makes Canada Reads interesting, for once

Ottawa Citizen One of the authors at the centre of a nasty fight over CBC’s Canada Reads contest is now in Ottawa, performing a play based on her contentious book. Carmen Aguirre is performing her one-woman show, at the Great Canadian Theatre Company & to Feb. 12....

Canada Reads caught in fact-fiction divide

The Globe and Mail In extending Canada Reads to include works of non-fiction for the first time since the contest’s inception 10 years ago, the CBC has inadvertently transformed a friendly, domestic literary debate into a geopolitical furor focused on volatile...

Canada Reads 2012 Day Two

CBC Canada Reads Day Two begins. The 2012 books still in the competition are: The Game, by Ken Dryden, defended by actor Alan Thicke. Something Fierce: Memoirs of a Revolutionary Daughter, by Carmen Aguirre, defended by rapper Shad. On a Cold Road, by Dave Bidini,...

Canada Reads 2012 Day One

CBC Canada Reads: True Stories is underway, with five celebrity panellists debating the merit of five non-fiction titles during the annual CBC book debate.

Lola vs Eric goes to the Supreme Court of Canada

CJAD.com Anne France Goldwater is Lola’s former lawyer and said, “What hasn’t happened in Quebec, uniquely in Quebec, unlike the rest of Canada, and it’s very weird, is that common-law couples have not attracted the same protection.  So you have a whole chapter of our...

Top court maps out approach to support changes

The Lawyers Weekly Anne-France Goldwater of Montreal’s Goldwater, Dube, counsel for the Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF) and the DisAbled Women’s Network Canada (DAWN-RAFH) who intervened in L.M.P. v. L.S., said the groups were “thrilled” with the...

No shrinking violet

McGill News Anne-France Goldwater, BCL’80, is a one-of-a-kind presence on the Quebec legal scene. Her frank manner and shoot-from-the-hip style stand out in a world soaked in protocol and civility. It doesn’t hurt that she has a knack for court cases that grab...

Meet Canada Reads panelist Anne-France Goldwater

CBC Quebec litigator Anne-France Goldwater may not be familiar to many Canada Reads fans outside la belle province. But that doesn’t mean you should count her out. Known for her tell-it-like-it-is ways, this family law lawyer is known as “Quebec’s Judge Judy.” And...

Ruling the airwaves with “L’Arbitre”

McGill / Focus Online Anne-France Goldwater, BCL’80, brings her no-holds-barred attitude with her as she rules on small claims arbitration cases on her new television show, L’Arbitre. Finally, a depiction of the hearing of a live case and the rendering of a verdict...

Interview: Eric and Lola going to Supreme Court of Canada

CBC.ca Homerun Today Quebec Justice Minister Jean Marc Fournier waded into the Eric vs Lola case. He is asking the Supreme Court of Canada to overturn a lower court decision. The court ruled common law partners should have the same rights as married couples after they...

Anne-France Goldwater chosen to be Quebec’s version of Judge Judy

The Gazette ‘Not your typical lawyer’; fierce adversary with a rapid wit chosen for French-language TV court show. She’s a family-law lawyer whose high-profile cases are changing the nature of common-law unions in Quebec and helped legalize same-sex marriages in...