2020 Conference Co-Chairs

Ian Demers

Senior Counsel
Justice Canada

Opening Remarks from the Conference Co-Chairs

October 29, 2020 9:15 am

Nadia Effendi

Partner
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP

Opening Remarks from the Conference Co-Chairs

October 29, 2020 9:15 am

Administrative Bodies

Julie Baril

Director of Legal Affairs
Tribunal administratif du Québec

David Field

President and CEO
Legal Aid Ontario

Michael Gottheil

Chief of the Commission and Tribunals
Alberta Human Rights Commission

J. Scott Mackenzie, Q.C.

Chair and CEO
PEI Regulatory & Appeals Commission

Darren McLeod

Legal Counsel
Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada

Former and Current Judges

The Right Honourable Beverley McLachlin P.C, C.C.

Judge
Singapore International Commercial Court and Hong Kong Court of Final Appeal
Former Justice of the Supreme Court of Canada (2000-2017)

The Honourable Marshall Rothstein C.C., Q.C.

Partner
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
Former Justice of the Supreme Court of Canada (2006-2015)

Distinguished Speakers

Shaun Charles Fluker

Associate Professor
University of Calgary

Ruth Goba

Former Executive Director
Black Legal Action Centre
Former Tribunal Member and Commissioner

Matthew Lewans

Associate Professor
University of Alberta

Audrey Macklin

Director, Centre for Criminology and Sociolegal Studies; Professor of Law and Chair in Human Rights
University of Toronto

K. Michael Stephens

Senior Litigation Counsel
Hunter Litigation Chambers