Alan Borovoy, Toronto lawyer and civil rights activist, dead at 83

Alan Borovoy, a longtime Toronto lawyer and civil rights activist, has died, according to the Canadian Civil Liberties Association (CCLA).

Borovoy was 83.

He studied law at the University of Toronto and then continued to work in the city representing several minority groups before joining the CCLA as its general counsel in 1968, a role he held until 2009.

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