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Heenan, 81, was labour law ‘giant’

Monday, February 27, 2017 @ 3:18 PM | By Donalee Moulton

This month the legal community in Canada said farewell to one of its leading lights.

Roy HeenanRoy Lacaud Heenan, one of the country’s foremost and formidable labour lawyers, died at 81 years of age. His loss will be felt on a professional and personal level for many lawyers.

Heenan was a leader in the labour law field in Canada, said Peter Gall, a founding partner at the Vancouver office of the national firm Heenan co-founded more than four decades ago.

“He was the first to have...