2022 Conference Co-Chairs

Gary V. Melanson, M.O.M.

Solicitor, Senior Director of Legal Services and Risk Management, Legal Services Branch
Waterloo Regional Police Service

Rachel Huggins

Deputy Director – Executive Lead, Cannabis Legalization
Ontario Provincial Police

Distinguished Faculty

Katherine Beaudoin

Crown Counsel, Crown Law Office, Criminal
Ministry of the Attorney General

Jolene Bradley

Director Of Strategic Communications
Royal Canadian Mounted Police

Fireside Chat with RCMP Executive

May 4, 2022 9:00 am

Lt.-Col. Jean-Michel Cambron

Director – Legal Services
Canadian Forces Provost Marshal

Antonella Ceddia

Lawyer, Litigation Section
City of Toronto

Donna Cross MA, C. Med.

Program Manager, Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Professional Standards Branch
Edmonton Police Service

Patricia DeGuire

Chief Commissioner
Ontario Human Rights Commission

Christopher Diana

Senior Counsel
Ministry of the Solicitor General (Legal Services Branch)

Joël M. Dubois

Partner
Perley-Robertson, Hill & McDougall LLP/s.r.l.

Jacqueline Edwards

President
Association of Black Law Enforcers (A.B.L.E.)

Jason D. Fraser

General Counsel, Legal Services
York Regional Police

R. Kyle Friesen

General Counsel, Legal Services
Surrey Police Service

David Goodis

Partner
INQ Law
Former Assistant Commissioner Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario

Joy Hulton

Special Advisor, Office of Professionalism, Respect, Inclusion and Leadership
Ontario Provincial Police

Suelyn Knight

Executive National Advisor for Race Based Data Collection
Royal Canadian Mounted Police

Sandra Kurdziel, BSc, MPH

Social Navigator Program Coordinator
Hamilton Police Service

Bryan Larkin

Chief of Police
Waterloo Regional Police Services
President
Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police

Kathleen S. MacDonald

Senior Counsel
York Regional Police

Det. Marc Madramootoo

Crime Stoppers Coordinator, Community Partnerships & Engagement Unit
Toronto Police Service

Carole McDougall

Commissioner, Vice-Chair
Halifax Board of Police Commissioners

Gary V. Melanson, M.O.M.

Solicitor, Senior Director of Legal Services and Risk Management, Legal Services Branch
Waterloo Regional Police Service

Dave Merkel

Staff Sergeant, Professional Standards Unit
Ottawa Police Service

Mark Neufeld O.O.M.

Chief Constable
Calgary Police Service

Anthony Odoardi

Deputy Chief, Innovation and Technology
Peel Regional Police

Supt. Kimberly O’Toole

President
Ontario Women in Law Enforcement (OWLE)

Christopher J. Somerville

Partner
Affleck Greene McMurtry LLP
National Legal Advisor
Canadian Crime Stoppers Association

Ricky Veerappan

Director, Respect, Inclusion & Leadership, Office of Professionalism, Respect, Inclusion and Leadership (OPRIL)
Ontario Provincial Police (OPP)

Eric Ward

Assistant Commissioner, Strategic Initiatives and External Relations
Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario

KEYNOTE ADDRESS

May 5, 2022 9:05 am

Sgt. Peter Wiesner

Supervisor, Crisis Response Branch
Hamilton Police Service

Sharon Wilmot

General Counsel
Peel Regional Police

Catherine Wood

Sergeant, ADR / Intake Officer Professional Standards
Ottawa Police Service