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Thursday, July 13, 2017

New Procedures for Temporary Residents of Canada

Don't Get Turned Away at the Border!

Find out the new procedures effective June 16, 2017 for Flagpole Clients in the Southern Ontario Region by checking out the Fact Sheet issued by the Canada Border Services Agency.

Friday, June 30, 2017

Res Controversa

The Office of General Counsel is pleased to publish the first issue, first volume of Res Controversa, our thrice-yearly newsletter.  To read the first issue, follow this link:   Res Controversa

Monday, May 15, 2017

Congratulations Logan Atkinson

At the annual general meeting and national board meeting of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (Canada) held in Calgary on May 12, General Counsel Logan Atkinson was appointed Vice-President and Secretary of ICSA Canada.  ICSA Canada is the Canadian division of ICSA International, an organization representing approximately 40,000 governance professionals around the world.  Logan also serves as Vice-Chair of the Ontario branch of the Canadian division.

Monday, May 1, 2017

New members to Office of General Counsel

The Office of General Counsel welcomes Ryan Macmillan, Legal Assistant and Oriana Confente, third year Co-op Student, as their newest members to their team. 

Friday, March 3, 2017

Annual Ethics Forum

On 3 March, Senior Legal Counsel Sian Williams and General Counsel Logan Atkinson attended the annual Ethics Forum, held in Toronto and jointly sponsored by the Canadian Bar Association, the Federation of Law Societies of Canada and the Association for Legal Ethics.  Prominent among many interesting panels was a discussion of the tensions between self-regulation and self-interest.

Monday, February 27, 2017

In-House Counsel Summit

On 27 February, Senior Legal Counsel Sian Williams and General Counsel Logan Atkinson attended the annual In-House Counsel Summit held in Toronto and sponsored by the Law Society of Upper Canada. Many of the panels touched on intellectual property issues of relevance to the conduct of the university’s work.

Monday, January 9, 2017

Office of General Counsel has moved.

Effective 9 January 2017 the Secretariat and Office of General Counsel have divided into two separate offices.   The Secretariat remains in the offices located at Needles Hall 3060 and the Office of General Counsel is now located at Needles Hall 3007

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