Announcements

The Honourable J. Michael MacDonald joins Stewart McKelvey as Counsel

We are pleased to welcome the Honourable J. Michael MacDonald as Counsel following his retirement from a distinguished career on the Bench of Nova Scotia Courts including as the 22nd Chief Justice of Nova Scotia. In addition to his role as Chief Justice, he has long been a supporter of the legal community, chairing several…
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Evolving estate litigation

With trust and estate litigation continuing to grow, it’s important for individuals to stay on top of the latest developments within this area of law. Halifax partner Richard Niedermayer, TEP, will co-present a Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners Atlantic branch seminar tomorrow, April 4, that reviews various estate litigation trends. He will discuss such…
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Effective due diligence

Halifax partner Candace L. Thomas, QC, will co-present the due diligence module of the Canadian Bar Association Skilled Lawyer Series webinars, this afternoon. This session will review the objectives and process of conducting effective transactional due diligence to achieve a successful outcome in the mergers and acquisitions context.
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Thought Leadership

Caution – Reform ahead for Newfoundland and Labrador automobile insurance

Rodney Zdebiak and Anthony Granville On Monday, April 15, 2019, the Newfoundland and Labrador legislature passed a number of changes to the Automobile Insurance Act (“Act”) stating that the intent is to help stabilize insurance rates, enhance consumer protection and maintain access to justice for victims of motor vehicle accidents. The amendments make reference to the…
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The Ocean Supercluster – Navigating Innovation Together

Andrea Shakespeare, Kevin Landry and Matthew Jacobs The Canadian government has placed itself in the “global innovation race”. In response to the demands for innovation, the Canadian government has established the Innovation Superclusters Initiative which is investing up to $950 million by 2022 to accelerate the growth and development business-led innovation superclusters. This influx of…
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No Compass Needed – Ocean Supercluster Activities Explained

Andrea Shakespeare, Kevin Landry and Matthew Jacobs Canada’s Ocean Supercluster is a co-investment initiative between Canada’s federal government and the private sector that is part of the Innovation Superclusters Initiative. As we wrote about in our article, The Ocean Supercluster – navigating innovation together, it is based in Atlantic Canada and is looking to inject…
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“As times, technology and expectations evolve, Stewart McKelvey is continually leading the way forward for clients and the legal industry.”

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Upcoming Events

Newfoundland Labour and Employment Seminar

May 2
St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador Canada
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Insurance Seminar

May 9
Halifax, Nova Scotia Canada
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Associates Networking Event

May 16
Halifax, Nova Scotia Canada
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Newfoundland Client Appreciation Event

June 8
St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador Canada
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Montreal Reception

September 17
Montreal, Quebec Canada
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Toronto Reception

September 18
Toronto, Ontario Canada
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Nova Scotia Labour and Employment Seminar

October 15
Halifax, Nova Scotia Canada
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If you would like additional information about our events, please contact Candice Porter, Events Coordinator, at cnporter@stewartmckelvey.com