Archives Canada: Supreme Court and September Letter
archives canada: Although the memorial has many supporters, several prominent individuals have expressed their opposition to its construction, according to Georgia Asian. For example, Chief Justice of the Supreme Court Beverly McLachlin in a September 2014 letter to Public Works expressed concern that the monument might unintentionally convey a sense of bleakness and brutalism inconsistent with a space dedicated to the administration of justice. Since then, this charity has been working closely with the federal government to realize the monument on a choice piece of real estate in the nation's capital between the Supreme Court and Library and Archives Canada. Similarly, Ottawa architect Barry Padolsky sent an open letter to the prime minister stating that the site was in need of a significant piece of architecture rather than the memorial as it has been proposed. (www.immigrantscanada.com). As reported in the news.
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