Iain T. Benson
Iain T. Benson is a member of the first Board of Directors of the Global Centre for Pluralism
Iain T. Benson is a lawyer, writer, lecturer and consultant. He is a Senior Associate Counsel for Miller Thomson LLP and is Professor Extraordinary in the Department of Constitutional Law and Philosophy of Law, University of the Free State, Bloemfontein, South Africa. His writing on the nature of the “secular” and “secularism” has been cited with approval by the Supreme Court of Canada and the Constitutional Court of South Africa. For several years he has been one of eight members of a Continuation Committee to create the South African Charter of Religious Rights and Freedoms.
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His Highness the Aga Khan, 49th Hereditary Imam of the Shia Ismaili Muslims and Founder and Chairman of the Aga Khan Development Network is in Ottawa on the occasion of the inaugural board meeting of the Global Centre for Pluralism. His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada welcomed the Aga Khan in the Reception Room at Rideau Hall on Thursday, October 7, 2010, at 7 p.m.