Twila Reid appointed to Judicial Advisory Committee for Newfoundland and Labrador
Designed to provide an open and transparent process to appoint Canadian justices, Twila Reid will serve a two-year term as a member of the Judicial Advisory Committee (“JAC”), in Newfoundland and Labrador.
The Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, the Honourable Jody Wilson-Raybould, announced the JAC members for seven jurisdictions around the country, with more to follow in the near future. Each committee is made up of individuals who fully reflect the diversity in Canada and work to offer non-binding, merit-based federal judicial appointment recommendations to the Minister of Justice.
On behalf of the Canadian Maritime Law Association, Halifax partner David Henley testified as a witness before the parliamentary standing committee on fisheries and oceans, Tuesday, March 24 in Ottawa, with respect to amendments currently before Parliament to implement…Read More
We welcome associates Meaghan McCaw and Erin Best to our St. John’s office. Meaghan will provide her clients with a strategic, practical approach in the areas of insurance, construction, municipal and litigation. Erin, a registered trademark agent, will also…Read More
Originally published on the HR Law blog March 11, Duty to Accommodate: If only we knew back then what we know now. Actually, we did and the complaint should have been dismissed a long time ago, has been…Read More
Halifax associate Tanya Butler, TEP, will speak today at a Canadian Bar Association Nova Scotia branch Wills, Estates and Trusts section meeting, beginning at 12:00 p.m. Tanya will review digital assets and death, specifically what happens to…Read More
Halifax associate Scott Pickup speaking at Artists’ Legal Information Society’s ‘Mixed Media Monthly’
Scott Pickup will be presenting the session, Making Money From Your Music, Thursday, March 19, starting at 6:00 p.m., as part of the Artists’ Legal Information Society‘s ‘Mixed Media Monthly’ speaker series. Within his session, Scott will outline…Read More
Halifax partner Sheree Conlon has been elected for a two year term as a council member of the Nova Scotia Barristers’ Society (“NSBS”), Halifax district. Comprised of dedicated lawyers who understand the responsibilities required for the self governance of…Read More
Peter McLellan, QC, interviewed for Canadian Labour Reporter article on new health merger legislation
Halifax partner Peter McLellan, QC, has been quoted in the Canadian Labour Reporter article, “N.S. tackles new legislation in health merger“, by Liz Foster. In this piece, Peter states that the decision made by health minister Leo Glavine…Read More
A publication devoted solely to covering corporate litigation trends, firms and practitioners across Canada, the 2015 edition of the Benchmark LitigationCanada Directory has recognized 25 Stewart McKelvey partners as leading litigation stars and five partners as future…Read More
Chief professional resources officer, Susan Hayes, appointed to Canada Revenue Agency board of management
Susan Hayes has been appointed by the Governor in Council for a three year term on the Canada Revenue Agency (“CRA”) board of management. Nominated by the Province of Nova Scotia, Susan’s experience providing lawyers with the…Read More
St. John’s partner Dan Boone, QC, has been inducted into the American College of Trial Lawyers (“ACTL”) fellowship following the 2015 spring meeting in Key Biscayne, Florida. Established in 1950, the ACTL is comprised of more than 5,800…Read More