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Major piece of history coming

Thursday, January 22, 2015 @ 7:00 PM | By Christopher Guly

Toronto commercial real estate lawyer Len Rodness was presented with a “once-in-a-lifetime” opportunity roughly three years ago to bring what he considers “the most important secular document in the history of the world” to Canada.

It began at his son’s school, when his wife Suzy spoke to a teacher who happens to be the sister-of-law of a senior official at Durham Cathedral in England, which holds three copies of the Magna Carta. The cathedral was interested in lending a copy to Commonwealth countries as part of...