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Thomas Rodney Berger, Q.C., O.C., O.B.C.

Date of Birth (yyyy-mm-dd):  1933-03-23

Place of Birth:  Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

Profession | Occupation:  lawyer

Notes: Of Swedish origin.

Federal Political Experience

Years of Service: 294 days (9 months, 20 days)

House of Commons

Constituency Political Affiliation at Election Date of Election Result
Vancouver--Burrard New Democratic Party 1962-06-18 Elected
Vancouver--Burrard New Democratic Party 1963-04-08 Defeated

Parliamentary Group

Party Term
New Democratic Party 1962-06-18 - 1963-04-07
Committees - House of Commons

Committee membership is shown below by session. All members who served on a committee at any time during a session are listed.

Committee Role Term
Standing Committee on Industrial Relations Member 25th Parliament, 1st Session
(1962-09-27 - 1963-02-06)
Standing Committee on Estimates Member 25th Parliament, 1st Session
(1962-09-27 - 1963-02-06)
Committees - Joint

Committee membership is shown below by session. All members who served on a committee at any time during a session are listed.

Committee Role Term
Standing Joint Committee on Printing Member 25th Parliament, 1st Session
(1962-09-27 - 1963-02-06)

Provincial / Territorial Political Experience

Provincial / Territorial Political Affiliation
Political Affiliation Province / Territory Term (yyyy-mm-dd)
New Democratic Party British Columbia 1966-09-12 - 1969-08-26
Provincial / Territorial Constituency
Constituencies Province / Territory Term (yyyy-mm-dd)
Vancouver - Burrard Legislative Assembly of British Columbia 1966-09-12 - 1969-08-26
Provincial / Territorial Assembly
Assembly Province / Territory Term (yyyy-mm-dd)
Legislative Assembly of British Columbia British Columbia 1966-09-12 - 1969-08-26
Provincial / Territorial Responsibilities
Responsibility Province / Territory Term (yyyy-mm-dd)
Leader of the N.D.P. British Columbia 1969-04 - 1969-09
Leader of the Opposition British Columbia 1969-04 - 1969-09

Selected Publications

The following is a select bibliography, representing key titles or contributions from the parliamentarian’s collection of published works. To learn more about this parliamentarian’s written works please consult a library near you.

Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the following information. Should you find any errors please contact us via e-mail at: parlinfo@parl.gc.ca.

Quebec's rendezvous with independence. Canadian Forum. 69 (798):5-9 Apr. 1991

Northern pipelines: again. Northern Review. 23:109 Summer 2001

La sombre épopée : valeurs européennes et droits ancestraux en Amérique, 1492-1992 ; traduit de l'anglais (canadien) par Marie-Cécile Brasseur. [Montréal]: Boréal; 234 p. 1993, c1991

Liberté fragile : droits de la personne et dissidence au Canada ; traduit de l'anglais par Marie-Cécile Brasseur en collaboration avec Daniel Séguin. LaSalle, Québec: Hurtubise HMH; 314 p. c1985

The Mackenzie Valley Pipeline inquiry. Osgoode Hall Law Journal. 16:639-47 Nov. 1978

Behind the facade : what the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act means to village Alaska. Northern Perspectives. 13 (4):1-10 Sept./Oct. 1985

Judicial review procedure act : materials prepared for a Continuing Legal Education seminar held in Vancouver, British Columbia on March 18, 1980. Vancouver: Continuing Legal Education Society of British Columbia; 1 v. (loose-leaf) 1980 (1981 printing)

The regime of tolerance. Law Society Gazette. 15 (1):51-63 Mar. 1981

Mackenzie Valley Pipeline Inquiry: the second annual lecture in honour of Prof. J. A. Corry. [November 25, 1975.]. In: Canadian Association in Support of the Native peoples. Source materials on the native peoples of Canada. [1975]

Question session. In: The Arctic : choices for peace and security : proceedings of a public inquiry / Thomas R. Berger, Alexei Rodionov, Douglas Roche and 21 other speakers ; presented by the True North Strong & Free Inquiry Society. West Vancouver, Canada ; Seattle, U.S.A.: Gordon Soules Book Publishers; p. 61-85. c1989

Fragile freedoms : human rights and dissent in Canada. Toronto: Clarke, Irwin; xviii, 298 p. c1981

One man's justice : a life in the law. Vancouver: Douglas & McIntyre ; Seattle : University of Washington Press; 346 p. 2002

A long and terrible shadow : white values, native rights in the Americas, 1492-1992. Vancouver: Douglas & McIntyre; xiv, 183 p. c1991

English Canada and Quebec's rendezvous with independence. Alberta Law Review. 29 (4):765-71 Summer 1991

Report to the Canadian Judicial Council; the Donald Marshall Jr. affair. University of New Brunswick Law Journal. 40:208-88 1991

The Mackenzie Valley Pipeline inquiry. Queen's Law Journal. 3:3 Spring 1976

Fragile freedoms : human rights and dissent in Canada. Rev. and updated. Toronto: Clarke, Irwin; 1982

The importance of the Nisga'a treaty to Canadians. Canadian Speeches. 14 (4):13 Sept./Oct. 2000

Submission on behalf of Linda Macdonald to the Honourable Kim Campbell, Minister of Justice. Vancouver, B.C.: Thomas R. Berger; 302 p. in various foliations 1990

Human rights in Canada : the English, the French, and the native peoples. In: Forty-ninth and other parallels : contemporary Canadian perspectives.. Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press; p. [19]-33. 1986

The North as frontier and homeland. In: The Arctic : choices for peace and security : proceedings of a public inquiry / Thomas R. Berger, Alexei Rodionov, Douglas Roche and 21 other speakers ; presented by the True North Strong & Free Inquiry Society. West Vancouver, Canada ; Seattle, U.S.A.: Gordon Soules Book Publishers; p.37-43. c1989

A long and terrible shadow : white values, native rights in the Americas, 1492-1992. 1st paperback ed. Vancouver: Douglas & McIntyre ; Seattle : University of Washington Press; xiv, 183 p. 1992, c1991

A Long and terrible shadow : white values, native rights in the Americas, 1492-1991. Canadian Social Studies. 27 (4):168 Summer 1993

Conflict in Alaska. Natural Resources Journal. 28 (1):37 Winter 1988

Alaska : the Alaska native claims review. Northern Perspectives. 13 (2):2-4 Mar./Apr. 1985

[Injunctions in British Columbia]. [Victoria (B.C.)?: 1 v. (various pagings) 1966?]

Village journey. Études inuit. 9 (2):39-41 1985

The Charter: a historical perspective. University of British Columbia Law Review. 23 (3):603-14 Winter 1989

One man's justice: my life in the courts. McGill Law Journal. 50 (4 ):987-996 Dec. 2005

A long and terrible shadow : white values, native rights in the Americas since 1492. 2nd pbk. ed. Vancouver: Douglas & McIntyre; xiv, 183 p. 1999

The Supreme Court and fundamental freedoms: the renunciation of the legacy of Mr. Justice Rand. Supreme Court Law Review. 1:460-67 1980

Foreword. In: Canada and the Métis, 1869-1885 / D.N. Sprague. Waterloo, Ont.: Wilfrid Laurier University Press; xii, 204 p. c1988

Fiduciary obligations, 1995 : materials prepared for the Continuing Legal Education seminar, Fiduciary obligations, current issues in faith and fair dealing, held in Vancouver, B.C. on November 17, 1995. Vancouver : Continuing Legal Education Society of B.C., c1995.: Continuing Legal Education Society of B.C.; 1 v. (various pagings) c1995

Federal Political Experience

Years of Service: 294 days (9 months, 20 days)

House of Commons

Constituency Political Affiliation at Election Date of Election Result
Vancouver--Burrard New Democratic Party 1962-06-18 Elected
Vancouver--Burrard New Democratic Party 1963-04-08 Defeated

Parliamentary Group

Party Term
New Democratic Party 1962-06-18 - 1963-04-07
Committees - House of Commons

Committee membership is shown below by session. All members who served on a committee at any time during a session are listed.

Committee Role Term
Standing Committee on Industrial Relations Member 25th Parliament, 1st Session
(1962-09-27 - 1963-02-06)
Standing Committee on Estimates Member 25th Parliament, 1st Session
(1962-09-27 - 1963-02-06)
Committees - Joint

Committee membership is shown below by session. All members who served on a committee at any time during a session are listed.

Committee Role Term
Standing Joint Committee on Printing Member 25th Parliament, 1st Session
(1962-09-27 - 1963-02-06)

Provincial / Territorial Political Experience

Provincial / Territorial Political Affiliation
Political Affiliation Province / Territory Term (yyyy-mm-dd)
New Democratic Party British Columbia 1966-09-12 - 1969-08-26
Provincial / Territorial Constituency
Constituencies Province / Territory Term (yyyy-mm-dd)
Vancouver - Burrard Legislative Assembly of British Columbia 1966-09-12 - 1969-08-26
Provincial / Territorial Assembly
Assembly Province / Territory Term (yyyy-mm-dd)
Legislative Assembly of British Columbia British Columbia 1966-09-12 - 1969-08-26
Provincial / Territorial Responsibilities
Responsibility Province / Territory Term (yyyy-mm-dd)
Leader of the N.D.P. British Columbia 1969-04 - 1969-09
Leader of the Opposition British Columbia 1969-04 - 1969-09

Selected Publications

The following is a select bibliography, representing key titles or contributions from the parliamentarian’s collection of published works. To learn more about this parliamentarian’s written works please consult a library near you.

Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the following information. Should you find any errors please contact us via e-mail at: parlinfo@parl.gc.ca.

Quebec's rendezvous with independence. Canadian Forum. 69 (798):5-9 Apr. 1991

Northern pipelines: again. Northern Review. 23:109 Summer 2001

La sombre épopée : valeurs européennes et droits ancestraux en Amérique, 1492-1992 ; traduit de l'anglais (canadien) par Marie-Cécile Brasseur. [Montréal]: Boréal; 234 p. 1993, c1991

Liberté fragile : droits de la personne et dissidence au Canada ; traduit de l'anglais par Marie-Cécile Brasseur en collaboration avec Daniel Séguin. LaSalle, Québec: Hurtubise HMH; 314 p. c1985

The Mackenzie Valley Pipeline inquiry. Osgoode Hall Law Journal. 16:639-47 Nov. 1978

Behind the facade : what the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act means to village Alaska. Northern Perspectives. 13 (4):1-10 Sept./Oct. 1985

Judicial review procedure act : materials prepared for a Continuing Legal Education seminar held in Vancouver, British Columbia on March 18, 1980. Vancouver: Continuing Legal Education Society of British Columbia; 1 v. (loose-leaf) 1980 (1981 printing)

The regime of tolerance. Law Society Gazette. 15 (1):51-63 Mar. 1981

Mackenzie Valley Pipeline Inquiry: the second annual lecture in honour of Prof. J. A. Corry. [November 25, 1975.]. In: Canadian Association in Support of the Native peoples. Source materials on the native peoples of Canada. [1975]

Question session. In: The Arctic : choices for peace and security : proceedings of a public inquiry / Thomas R. Berger, Alexei Rodionov, Douglas Roche and 21 other speakers ; presented by the True North Strong & Free Inquiry Society. West Vancouver, Canada ; Seattle, U.S.A.: Gordon Soules Book Publishers; p. 61-85. c1989

Fragile freedoms : human rights and dissent in Canada. Toronto: Clarke, Irwin; xviii, 298 p. c1981

One man's justice : a life in the law. Vancouver: Douglas & McIntyre ; Seattle : University of Washington Press; 346 p. 2002

A long and terrible shadow : white values, native rights in the Americas, 1492-1992. Vancouver: Douglas & McIntyre; xiv, 183 p. c1991

English Canada and Quebec's rendezvous with independence. Alberta Law Review. 29 (4):765-71 Summer 1991

Report to the Canadian Judicial Council; the Donald Marshall Jr. affair. University of New Brunswick Law Journal. 40:208-88 1991

The Mackenzie Valley Pipeline inquiry. Queen's Law Journal. 3:3 Spring 1976

Fragile freedoms : human rights and dissent in Canada. Rev. and updated. Toronto: Clarke, Irwin; 1982

The importance of the Nisga'a treaty to Canadians. Canadian Speeches. 14 (4):13 Sept./Oct. 2000

Submission on behalf of Linda Macdonald to the Honourable Kim Campbell, Minister of Justice. Vancouver, B.C.: Thomas R. Berger; 302 p. in various foliations 1990

Human rights in Canada : the English, the French, and the native peoples. In: Forty-ninth and other parallels : contemporary Canadian perspectives.. Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press; p. [19]-33. 1986

The North as frontier and homeland. In: The Arctic : choices for peace and security : proceedings of a public inquiry / Thomas R. Berger, Alexei Rodionov, Douglas Roche and 21 other speakers ; presented by the True North Strong & Free Inquiry Society. West Vancouver, Canada ; Seattle, U.S.A.: Gordon Soules Book Publishers; p.37-43. c1989

A long and terrible shadow : white values, native rights in the Americas, 1492-1992. 1st paperback ed. Vancouver: Douglas & McIntyre ; Seattle : University of Washington Press; xiv, 183 p. 1992, c1991

A Long and terrible shadow : white values, native rights in the Americas, 1492-1991. Canadian Social Studies. 27 (4):168 Summer 1993

Conflict in Alaska. Natural Resources Journal. 28 (1):37 Winter 1988

Alaska : the Alaska native claims review. Northern Perspectives. 13 (2):2-4 Mar./Apr. 1985

[Injunctions in British Columbia]. [Victoria (B.C.)?: 1 v. (various pagings) 1966?]

Village journey. Études inuit. 9 (2):39-41 1985

The Charter: a historical perspective. University of British Columbia Law Review. 23 (3):603-14 Winter 1989

One man's justice: my life in the courts. McGill Law Journal. 50 (4 ):987-996 Dec. 2005

A long and terrible shadow : white values, native rights in the Americas since 1492. 2nd pbk. ed. Vancouver: Douglas & McIntyre; xiv, 183 p. 1999

The Supreme Court and fundamental freedoms: the renunciation of the legacy of Mr. Justice Rand. Supreme Court Law Review. 1:460-67 1980

Foreword. In: Canada and the Métis, 1869-1885 / D.N. Sprague. Waterloo, Ont.: Wilfrid Laurier University Press; xii, 204 p. c1988

Fiduciary obligations, 1995 : materials prepared for the Continuing Legal Education seminar, Fiduciary obligations, current issues in faith and fair dealing, held in Vancouver, B.C. on November 17, 1995. Vancouver : Continuing Legal Education Society of B.C., c1995.: Continuing Legal Education Society of B.C.; 1 v. (various pagings) c1995