TORONTO, ON – The Canadian Corporate Counsel Association, part of the Canadian Bar Association, today announced its roster of award winners for 2019.
The awards recognize members and organizations who have demonstrated unparalleled leadership, service, innovation and commitment to the in-house counsel community. Winners will be honoured at the 2019 CCCA National Conference in Toronto, April 7 – 9.
2019 award winners
Up and Comer Award
Sarah Sidhu, CIC.C, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, Destination Canada in Vancouver
Community Builder Award
Karen Gilmore, Vice-President and General Counsel at Fulmer Capital Partners Inc. and FDC Brands Inc. in Vancouver
Monique St. Germain, General Counsel, Canadian Centre for Child Protection in Winnipeg
Professional Contribution Award
Mary Ellen Bench, CIC.C, City Solicitor, the City of Mississauga
R.V.A. Jones Award
Paul D. Paton, Dean of Law and Wilber Fee Bowker Professor of Law, Faculty of Law, University of Alberta in Edmonton
To learn more about the winners or the upcoming conference, please contact Karen Sadler.
About the Canadian Corporate Counsel Association
An integral group within the 36,000-member CBA, the CCCA is dedicated to supporting and enhancing the interests of Canadian corporate counsel. CCCA provides uniquely Canadian perspectives, resources, tools, professional development, conferences and peer-to-peer networking opportunities. The CCCA has some 4,500 in-house counsel members.