Char­ter of Rights and Free­doms ar­chi­tect dies

Cape Breton Post - - Obituaries -

Roger Tasse, who is con­sid­ered the ar­chi­tect of the Cana­dian Char­ter of Rights and Free­doms, died in hos­pi­tal Satur­day in Gatineau, Que. He was 85.

His wife, Re­nee Mar­cil Tasse, was at his bed­side. She told The Cana­dian Press Tasse had been re­ceiv­ing dial­y­sis treat­ment for sev­eral years and that doc­tors had been closely mon­i­tor­ing his con­di­tion since dis­cov­er­ing wa­ter in his lungs.

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