Thomas R. Berger, O.C., Q.C., O.B.C.
Now a practicing lawyer in Vancouver, Thomas Berger served as a Justice of the Supreme Court of British Columbia from 1971 – 1983. During that time, he was Commissioner of the Mackenzie Valley Pipeline Inquiry 1974-77. From 1983-85, he was Chairman of the Alaska Native Review Commission. In 1991 – 1992 he served as deputy chairman of the World Bank's Sardar Sarovar Commission in India. Before going on the bench Mr. Berger was counsel for the Nisga'a in the Calder case. Recently he was counsel for the Métis in Manitoba Métis Federation v. Canada.