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 congratulate Candace Thomas, QC, on her appointment to the Province of Nova Scotia’s new Deputy Minister of Justice. Candace will also serve as Deputy Minister of the new Office of Social…Read More
Halifax partner Grant Machum has recently completed the Directors Education Program to obtain an Institute of Corporate Directors designation (ICD.D). In completing this national program, developed by the Institute of Corporate Directors and the University…Read More
In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, as of 5:00 p.m. today, March 18, our six offices across Atlantic Canada have transitioned to a remote work environment for an undetermined period of time. We will leverage…Read More
In the second episode of The Deep Dive, Dalhousie University’s 12th president and vice-chancellor Deep Saini sat down with Halifax associate Nico Jones to discuss how the diverse initiatives on campus, specifically the Black Student…Read More
Halifax partner Rick Dunlop sat down with CTV Atlantic this week to discuss what employers and employees should be aware of when working from home as COVID-19 spreads. Rick acknowledges that while there are a variety…Read More
Stewart McKelvey is pleased to announce it will be moving its Halifax office to Queen’s Marque. Queen’s Marque is located at 1741 Lower Water Street on the historic Halifax waterfront, and is The Armour Group…Read More