75th Anniversary

On the occasion of the Lord Reading Law Society’s 75th Anniversary, the Society was delighted to welcome three very special guests as part of a 75th Anniversary Gala held on April 4, 2024, for a panel entitled “Legal legacies: A conversation with Justice Morris Fish and Brian Greenspan, moderated by Justice Nicole Duval Hesler. This page features highlights of the 75th Anniversary Gala marking this significant milestone.

You can watch the videos, see pictures and documents, and more!  Thank you to our generous sponsors from the evening who helped to make it all possible:



Our 75th Anniversary Video trailer:

The Honourable Arit Virani, Minister of Justice and Attorney-General for Canada


The Society in the National Assembly!

We thank Elisabeth Prass, MNA for D’Arcy McGee, for highlighting Lord Reading’s “exceptional contribution to the Jewish legal community and Quebec society as a whole” on the floor of the National Assembly on the occasion of our 75th anniversary. You can watch the video on Facebook.


For a full set of photos from the 75th Anniversary Gala, please see the photo album on our Facebook page.

Dignitaries’ Letters of Congratulations

The Society was honoured to receive the following letters of congratulations:

Her Excellency the Right Honourable Mary Simon, Governor General of Canada

The Right Honourable Justin Trudeau, Prime Minister of Canada

The Honourable Pierre Poilievre, Leader of His Majesty’s Loyal Opposition

Anthony Housefather, MP for Mount Royal

Anna Gainey, MP for Notre-Dame-de-Grâce—Westmount

David Ettedgui, Bâtonnier de Montréal and Past President of the Society

Jennifer Maccarone, MNA for Westmount–Saint-Louis

Brigitte Garceau, MNA for Robert-Baldwin

Elisabeth Prass, MNA for D’Arcy McGee

The Program Booklet

The Society put together a wonderful program booklet which was printed out and given to all attendees at the 75th Anniversary Gala. The printed version is sure to become a collector’s item, but the electronic version can be viewed here.