Pascale Daigneault ('87) Named First Vice President of OBA
Common Law alumna Pascale Daigneault ('87) has been named First Vice President of The Ontario Bar Association (OBA).
Justice Charles Hackland (’75) Profiled in Ottawa Citizen
The Honourable Charles Hackland (’75), the regional senior Ontario Superior Court Justice in Ottawa, was profiled in the November 26, 2012 edition of the Ottawa Citizen
in an article entitled “Ottawa judge makes his mark on big cases.”
Marc Jolicoeur (’78) Receives Order of Ottawa Award
On November 22, 2012, Common Law alumnus Marc Jolicoeur (’78) was recognized among the first inductees to the Order of Ottawa, a new civic award established by Mayor Jim Watson to recognize exceptional residents who have made a significant contribution in a professional capacity to the residents of Ottawa.
Graduates of the French Common Law Program Impact Law in British Columbia
On October 31, 2012, the Supreme Court of British Columbia ruled in favor of Joseph Pagé (’05), represented by Nicolas Rouleau (’05), in an important case opposing the province’s Ministry of Education. The Court concluded that a particular building in which more than 300 students receive instruction in French in the Vancouver area violated section 23 of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms
Murray Costello ('77) Featured in Ottawa Citizen for Contributions to Canadian Hockey
Common Law alumnus Murray Costello ('77) was profiled in a recent Ottawa Citizen
article focusing on his career in hockey, from his days as a player, to his work as president of the Canadian Amateur Hockey Association.
A True Leader and Innovator: Penny Collenette (’91) Receives the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal
Common Law graduate and Adjunct Professor Penny Collenette
(’91) was awarded the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal at a special ceremony in Fauteux Hall on October 9, 2012.
William Pentney (’82) Appointed Deputy Minister of Justice
Common Law alumnus William Pentney (’82) has been appointed as the new Deputy Minister of Justice and Deputy Attorney General of Canada, effective November 5, 2012.
Michel Drapeau (’00) Profiled in Toronto Sun
Adjunct Professor and National Program graduate Michel Drapeau
(’00) is profiled in a recent article in the Toronto Sun
, highlighting two of his recent publications, Canada’s Military Law Annotated
and Military Justice in Action
Homecoming 2012: Welcoming Back Common Law Graduates
On the weekend of September 28-30, 2012, Common Law alumni returned to the law school to celebrate class reunions, restore old friendships and revisit life at the University of Ottawa.