McInnes Cooper proudly supports WE DAY Atlantic 2014
November 27, 2014
McInnes Cooper is pleased to once again be the Community Engagement Partner of We Day Atlantic 2014 taking place in Halifax, NS on November 28, 2014. As a firm that’s deeply invested in Collective Social Responsibility, we believe youth empowerment is a powerful tool for achieving social change. When given the opportunities and inspiration they
Michael Connors: Atlantic Canada’s Rising Star
November 21, 2014
Congratulations to Michael Connors, Partner at McInnes Cooper’s Fredericton office, on being named one of this year’s Lexpert Rising Stars: Leading Lawyers Under 40. With his strong understanding of our region, Mike’s practice focuses on helping clients — whether local, national or international — do business in Atlantic Canada. His broad experience in business
Congratulations to our client, Wadih Fares, 2014 Red Cross NS Humanitarian of the Year
November 20, 2014
McInnes Cooper congratulates our client, Wadih Fares, on receipt of the 2014 NS Red Cross Humanitarian of the Year award. The award is presented annually to an individual in Nova Scotia who has demonstrated a spirit of humanity in a local, national or international capacity by: promoting mutual understanding, friendship, cooperation and lasting peace among all
McInnes Cooper Counsel Edwin Harris, QC, F.C.A., T.E.P, inducted into the Bertha Wilson Honour Society
November 17, 2014
Congratulations to McInnes Cooper Counsel Edwin Harris, QC, F.C.A., T.E.P, on his induction into the Bertha Wilson Honour Society. The Society was established in 2012 in tribute to The Honourable Madam Justice Bertha Wilson (LLB ’57), the first woman appointed to the Ontario Court of Appeal and the first female Justice of the Supreme Court of Canada.
Remembrance Day. We will not forget.
November 10, 2014
100 years after the beginning of World War I, McInnes Cooper thanks you, our veterans, for your courage and your service. We will not forget.
McInnes Cooper welcomes Counsel Marie-Claude Blais, QC to our Moncton office
November 6, 2014
McInnes Cooper is honoured to announce that Marie-Claude Blais, QC has joined the firm as counsel in our Moncton office. Marie-Claude was most recently a cabinet member of the former David Alward government in New Brunswick. She is a member of the New Brunswick Law Society since 1998 and is also a member of the
Partner David Fraser comments on Nova Scotia’s Cyber Safety Act
October 28, 2014
McInnes Cooper Privacy lawyer David Fraser was recently quoted in a CBCnews Nova Scotia article regarding the Cyber Safety Act, a law created to protect people from cyberbullying. Since the law came into affect a year ago there have been over 370 cases of cyberbullying reported. To view a copy of the full article click here.
McInnes Cooper Celebrates Small Business Week 2014
October 24, 2014
To celebrate Small Business Week 2014, we decided to set up our own “small business” on Main Street in Moncton. Let’s raise a glass to small businesses across Canada! Read more at our Small Business Centre.
Our thoughts are with the families of Canada’s fallen soldiers
October 23, 2014
On behalf of everyone at McInnes Cooper, our thoughts are with the families of Corporal Nathan Cirillo, Warrant Officer Patrice Vincent, and all families of fallen Canadian soldiers.
Willard Jenkins Appointed to Queen’s Counsel
October 17, 2014
McInnes Cooper is pleased to announce the appointment of Willard Jenkins as Queen’s Counsel. The QC designation is awarded annually to a select group of lawyers, and represents the ultimate recognition of ability, reputation and commitment to the legal profession. Willard is a Partner in our Saint John office, with a practice focused on corporate
McInnes Cooper Privacy Lawyer David Fraser quoted in Canadian Lawyer & Law Times blog regarding Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL)
October 9, 2014
McInnes Cooper Privacy lawyer David Fraser was recently quoted in a Canadian Lawyer & Law Times blog article regarding recent Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL) and the beginning of the CRTC’s enforcement of it. View a copy of the full article here. To learn more about CASL, visit McInnes Cooper’s CASL Knowledge Page.
Congratulations to our clients on winning 2014 Atlantic EY Entrepreneur of the Year Awards
October 6, 2014
Congratulations to our client Robert Crosbie of Crosbie Group Limited on being named the 2014 Atlantic EY Entrepreneur Of The Year at the 2014 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of the Year Awards® in the Atlantic region. A leader in innovation, Crosbie Group Limited is a family business that has been present in Newfoundland and Labrador for
Denis Mahoney Recognized with 2014 Lexpert Zenith Award
October 3, 2014
McInnes Cooper is delighted to announce that Denis Mahoney has been recognized with a 2014 Lexpert Zenith Award: Celebrating Practice Area Excellence. The awards honour lawyers in Canada who during 2013-2014 demonstrated excellence and thought leadership in an area of practice – setting new standards for the profession. Denis was recognized by his peers for
Bruce Russell, QC named to Tax Court of Canada Bench and Bar Committee
October 1, 2014
McInnes Cooper is pleased to announce that Halifax partner, Bruce Russell, QC, has been named as one of five private sector tax lawyers to the Tax Court of Canada Bench and Bar Committee. Bruce’s three year term will mark the first time that a private sector lawyer from Atlantic Canada has been named to the
McInnes Cooper to move into Dawson Hardware Building
September 25, 2014
CHARLOTTETOWN, PEI September 25, 2014 — Law firm McInnes Cooper will become the primary tenant of the former Dawson Hardware Building, also known locally as the former Sam the Record Man Building, located at the corner of Kent Street and University Avenue. The building is undergoing restoration by developer Chris Tweel, and supports his recent