James Travers, QC, awarded Governor General’s Caring Canadian Award
This award was created by the former Governor General Roméo LeBlanc in 1995 and recognizes individuals who volunteer their time to help others and to build a smart and caring nation.
Jim has been involved with the Stars for Life Foundation for Autism for more than 10 years and since 2006 he has been a director and secretary-treasurer of Fathers of Confederation Building Trust. In 2010, Jim was recognized by the Children’s Wish Foundation of Canada for his commitment of more than 20 years to the organization and in 2012, he was the recipient of a Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal for contributing to his local community in Prince Edward Island.
We congratulate former articled clerks Brandon Gillespie and Anthony Granville on their call to the Newfoundland and Labrador bar this morning, who are beginning their careers at the Firm as associates. Brandon will focus on…Read More
In the February 2019 issue of Canadian Lawyer, chief executive officer and managing partner Lydia Bugden is interviewed on what it’s like to practice law in Atlantic Canada, and how the legal market in the…Read More
The Canadian Bar Association – New Brunswick branch MidWinter Meeting, February 7 – 9, will feature lawyers from our three New Brunswick offices as session speakers and chairs. Saint John associate Brent McCumber, P.Eng., chairs…Read More
St. John’s associate Giles Ayers will speak this afternoon at a session as part of the Municipalities Newfoundland and Labrador Avalon and Eastern Regional Meeting. Giles will discuss the legal issues that rights of way…Read More
Following the successful completion of national courses and examinations, Halifax partner Christine Pound has received an Institute of Corporate Directors designation. With this, Christine will continue to achieve business excellence in the boardroom and use…Read More
During a Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners Ottawa branch meeting Wednesday, January 16, Halifax partner Richard Niedermayer, TEP, will help to answer some questions surrounding various trusts and estates matters. He will join an…Read More
2018 marks 30 years since Stewart McKelvey became a member of Noia, Canada’s largest offshore petroleum association. To celebrate this milestone, St. John’s partner Bruce Grant, QC, was interviewed for an article in Noia News,…Read More