We were offered a very nice tour here which I would recommend to anyone. Where else can you tour the highest court in the country?
I had the opportunity to visit the Supreme Court building a few years back and was fascinated to learn the surprising history of the two beautiful bronze statues that flank the entrance (Truth and Justice). They were sculpted by Canadian Walter Seymour Allward (designer of the monumental Canadian Memorial in Vimy, France) and were originally to have been part of... More
Only place in Canada to see this attraction! Beautiful building and once again, another free tour. Yeah Ottawa! I'm not a fan of watching a video as part of a tour, but it was mercifully brief. The tour provided some good information about our legal system. Would love to drop in when a court case is in progress.
Not much to see here but the 2 courts and the lobby of this great building, but the tour guide does a great job of explaining the role of the people involved in Canada's highest court. Its a short visit (30 minutes?) and I'd bet not all that busy in the summertime.
Whether you're a law buff or not this is a must see if you have time. always great to visit halls of justice and explore their history.
When you first see the building you say it's impressive, walk the ground and go up the stairs, give you chill up your spine. Supreme Court of Canada, which was designed by Ernest Cormier in 1939. See the statues: Prime Minister Louis St. Laurent statue - Walter Seymour Allward's Justicia (Justice) - Walter Seymour Allward's Veritas (Truth). There are guided... More
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