June 20, 2016
We are proud to recognize the late Honourable Stewart McInnes as the 2016 recipient of the Weldon Award for Unselfish Public Service.
Canadian Bar Association, a member of the Nova Scotia Barristers’ Society Bar Council, and a director of the Law Foundation of Nova Scotia. He also served as a Member of Parliament for Halifax and as a Member of the Federal Cabinet from 1984 to 1988.
Stewart was involved in many philanthropic initiatives, including his role as Chair of the Halifax United Way, the Dalplex Campaign (and many other Dalhousie initiatives), and the Canadian Mental Health Campaign Nova Scotia.
McInnes held terms as president of the School for the Blind, the Hearing and Speech Clinic, the Halifax Club, and the North British Society, and he sat on the Board of Governors and Board of Directors at Dalhousie University, Grace Maternity Hospital, Halifax Foundation, Canada Summer Games, CNIB, and World Wildlife Fund Canada.
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