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November 23, 2022

Heather Johnston**

Heather recently retired from BDO Canada where she was the Office Managing Partner of the Collingwood office and Group Managing Partner of 11 local regional offices. Over her long career at BDO, Heather was a client-facing partner in the areas of accounting,…

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October 21, 2022

Stephen Thiele**

Mr. Thiele is a partner and the Director of Legal Research at Gardiner Roberts LLP where he has been involved in many high-profile cases and has written extensively on a variety of legal topics. Mr. Thiele is the Chair of…

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October 21, 2022

Jack Braithwaite*

Mr. Braithwaite is a Law Society of Ontario Bencher (Sudbury) and Counsel at Weaver Simmons LLP, the largest law firm in northern Ontario. He has significant experience in wrongful dismissal and other employment related litigation. His specializes in employer representation…

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October 18, 2022

Linda R. Rothstein*

Linda R. Rothstein B.A., LL.B. is a partner of Paliare Roland and has served as a Foundation Trustee since 2014 and as Board Chair since 2016. Ms Rothstein has a diverse practice that encompasses many areas of civil and administrative…

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October 18, 2022

Catherine Banning*

Ms Banning is a lay Bencher of the Law Society of Ontario (LSO) and General Manager of Maawandoon Inc., a Fort William-based business specializing in Indigenous engagement, capacity and infrastructure development, First Nation governance policy, and procedure development. Previously, she worked…