Calin Rovinescu (’80) Named The Globe and Mail’s Best Canadian CEO of 2013
Common Law National Program graduate Calin Rovinescu (’80), President Chief Executive Officer of Air Canada, has been named Canada’s best CEO in The Globe and Mail
’s Report on Business
magazine, released November 29, 2013.
Nathalie Fortier ('97) Named Vice-Chair
Common Law, French Program alumnus Nathalie Fortier ('97) has recently been named the new Vice-Chair of the Child and Family Services Review Board
and the Custody Review Board
Marie Senécal-Tremblay ('82) Appointed Citizenship Judge
Common Law alumna Marie Senécal-Tremblay ('82) has recently been nominated as a citizenship judge for Montreal, Quebec, effective April 2013.
Five Alumni Recognized as “Rising Stars” by Lexpert Magazine
Five Common Law alumni were honoured by Lexpert Magazine
on November 4, 2013 as "Rising Stars” at a gala dinner highlighting Canada’s “Leading Lawyers Under 40.”
Prof. Magnet Leads Team in Daniels v. Canada Appeal
Professor Joseph Magnet
, lead Counsel representing the Congress of Aboriginal Peoples, led a team of current and former Common Law students to the Federal Court of Appeal on October 30, 2013 in the case of Daniels v. Canada
, which has been called the most significant aboriginal case to proceed through the courts this decade.
OLR Hosts 4th Annual Alumni Dinner
On September 27th, the Ottawa Law Review (OLR)
held its 4th Annual Alumni Dinner at Sidedoor Restaurant, in the Byward Market, in conjunction with the Common Law Homecoming Reunion Weekend.
Lanni Marchant (’11) Smashes Canadian Marathon Record
Common Law alumna Lanni Marchant (’11) has set a new Canadian women’s marathon record, breaking the 28-year-old national record set by Sylvia Ruegger by 36 seconds.
In Memoriam: Alison Dewar (’97)
It was with great sadness that the Common Law Section learned of the passing of Alison Dewar (’97) who died on Thursday, October 17, 2013, a scant year after she was diagnosed with breast cancer.
Murray Costello (’77) Inducted into Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame
Common Law alumnus, and member of the Hockey Hall of Fame, Murray Costello (’77), is profiled in the October 9, 2013 edition of the Ottawa Citizen
in anticipation of his induction into Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame on October 16.