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Charlottetown partner Jonathan Coady appointed Queen’s Counsel

Charlottetown partner Jonathan Coady has received the prestigious Queen’s Counsel designation. The distinction of Queen’s Counsel is given to experienced lawyers in recognition of their commitment to the legal profession and contributions to their communities. “Congratulations to Jonathan. Receiving the Queen’s Counsel designation is the highest honour a lawyer can receive in their field. Jonathan’s…
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Lawrence Freeman, QC, named Chair of Saint Mary’s University Board of Governors

Halifax partner Lawrence Freeman, QC, has been elected as the new Saint Mary’s University (“SMU”) Board of Governors Chair. Larry has been a part of this board for more than ten years and previously served as Vice-Chair. Comprised of alumni, faculty, students and other local community members, this board aims to maintain and strengthen the…
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think: trailblazer

Practice Innovation Partner Paul Saunders has received a Lexpert Rising Star: Leading Lawyer Under 40 Award, recognizing his role as a trailblazer in the legal landscape across Canada. Upon being admitted to the Stewart McKelvey partnership in 2015, Paul left his thriving corporate law practice to become the Firm’s first Practice Innovation Partner. He built…
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Beyond the border: Immigration update – November 2019

We are pleased to present Beyond the border, a quarterly publication aimed at providing the latest information to clients about new programs and other immigration-related information that may be pertinent to employers of foreign workers in Canada. Please click the images below to view the full publication, in English and French.    
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Discovery: Atlantic Education & the Law – Issue 05

We are pleased to present the fifth issue of Discovery, our very own legal publication targeted to educational institutions in Atlantic Canada. As the pace around campus turns up as universities and colleges begin a new year, our lawyers discuss several important legal issues impacting educational institutions including cybersecurity, student evaluations, student lawsuits, workplace investigations,…
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Pension plan recovers overpayments made to deceased

Level Chan and Dante Manna On October 31, 2019, the Supreme Court of Canada issued its decision in Threlfall v Carleton University, 2019 SCC 50, dismissing an appeal from the Quebec Court of Appeal. Carleton University successfully recovered $497,332.64 of pension payments it had made in respect of a retiree, Mr. R, after his death.…
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Upcoming Events

New Brunswick Labour and Employment Seminar

April 2, 2020
Saint John, New Brunswick Canada

A seminar covering the latest topics in labour and employment law.

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Insurance Seminar

May 7, 2020
Halifax, Nova Scotia Canada

A seminar covering the latest topics in insurance law.

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If you would like additional information about our events, please contact Candice Porter, Events Coordinator, at cnporter@stewartmckelvey.com

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