Two former Stewart McKelvey partners appointed to Order of Canada
The Honourable James Cowan, CM, QC, and The Honourable Donald Oliver, CM, QC, are among the 77 individuals to be appointed to the Order of Canada, as recently announced by Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General of Canada. This designation, established in 1967, is one of Canada’s highest honours, and is given to those who have shaped their society through innovation, imagination and compassion.
Jim and Don, who both practiced in the Halifax office, were inducted for their community efforts and civic engagement. Senator Cowan, who retired from the Firm December 31, 2019, continues to champion human rights related to medically assisted dying, genetic discrimination and mental health, while Senator Oliver promotes inclusion and diversity in Canada, as an educator and active community member.
We are pleased to announce that effective January 1, 2022 the following associates will be admitted as partners: Michelle Chai (Halifax) Matthew Craig (St. John’s) Danielle Harding (Fredericton) Jonathan O’Kane, Conor O’Neil, P.Eng. and Julia…Read More
Stewart McKelvey Director of IT, Sherri Thom, sat down with Skills Canada – Nova Scotia for an interview on her journey in IT, and what it’s like to work in an industry where women are…Read More
Stewart McKelvey has been accredited as an Employer Partnership Programme (“EPP”) Partner with the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (“STEP”) to further the learning and professional development of our estates and trusts lawyers. With…Read More
Corner Brook (City) v. Bailey, 2021 SCC 29, a case successfully argued by St. John’s lawyers Erin Best and Giles Ayers, has been named as a Lexpert “Top 10 business decision of 2020 – 2021”.…Read More
Halifax lawyer Rick Dunlop led a national panel of industry experts in a webinar today (November 30), hosted by the Canadian Association of Counsel to Employers. The webinar provided a checkup on construction industry labour…Read More
Honouring excellence in the field of business law and litigation across Canada, Josie Marks from our Moncton office has been recognized with a Lexpert® Rising Star: Leading Lawyer Under 40 award. Winners of this award…Read More
Rebecca Saturley (managing partner, Halifax) will be a speaker at the Chartered Professionals in Human Resources of Nova Scotia annual Law Conference. Rebecca will lend her decades of experience in labour, employment and human rights…Read More