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Wednesday, February 20, 2019 @ 2:20 PM

Two new associates join Stewart McKelvey

Stewart McKelvey announced that former articled clerks Brandon Gillespie and Anthony Granville are beginning their careers at the St. John’s firm as associates. ... [read more]

Tuesday, February 19, 2019 @ 1:39 PM

Ottawa professor named to head legal ethics body

The Canadian Association of Legal Ethics (CALE) has recently appointed associate professor Amy Salyzyn as president in a unanimous decision following the resignation of University of Calgary professor Alice Woolley on her appointment to the Alberta bench. ... [read more]

Tuesday, February 19, 2019 @ 1:37 PM

Former Ontario judge to be honoured at University of West Indies Toronto Gala

The University of the West Indies will host its 10th annual Toronto Gala on April 6, 2019, benefiting its scholarship fund and honouring Caribbean and Canadian leaders and organizations. ... [read more]

Friday, February 15, 2019 @ 4:25 PM

The Friday Brief: Managing Editor’s must-read items from this week The Friday Brief

Here are my picks for the top stories we published this week. ... [read more]

Friday, February 15, 2019 @ 9:32 AM

DLA Piper adds litigator as counsel in Calgary office

DLA Piper (Canada) LLP announced that Katrina Edgerton-McGhan has joined the firm’s Calgary office as counsel in the litigation, arbitration and investigations group. ... [read more]

Wednesday, February 13, 2019 @ 2:00 PM

LSO bencher election field set at 146 candidates

The Law Society of Ontario (LSO) bencher election is set for April 30. This will be the first time that lawyer and paralegal benchers will be elected at the same time in Ontario. ... [read more]

Tuesday, February 12, 2019 @ 2:46 PM

Former SCC chief justice McLachlin wins CBA President’s Award

In recognition of her significant contribution to the legal profession, the Canadian Bar Association (CBA) and her years of public service and commitment to making Canada a more just society, former chief justice of Canada Beverley McLachlin will be presented with the CBA President’s Award at the President’s Dinner on Feb. 12, 2019, in Ottawa. ... [read more]

Tuesday, February 12, 2019 @ 2:31 PM

Fasken hires former consul general of Canada as business adviser

Fasken announced that former consul general of Canada James Villeneuve has joined the firm as a senior business adviser in its government relations and strategy and international trade and customs law practices. ... [read more]

Tuesday, February 12, 2019 @ 2:30 PM

Gowling WLG adds Montreal business law associate

Gowling WLG announced that Mathieu Santos-Bouffard has joined the firm as an associate in the business law team in Montreal. ... [read more]

Monday, February 11, 2019 @ 1:24 PM

Dentons names 15 new partners in five Canadian offices

Dentons announced that 15 lawyers in Canada are joining the firm’s partnership. According to the firm’s press release, this diverse class of new partners will add significant bench strength in a variety of sector groups and practices. ... [read more]