The Canadian Corporate Counsel Association Announces 2018 Award Winners

  • April 10, 2018

TORONTO, ON – The Canadian Corporate Counsel Association, part of the Canadian Bar Association, today announced its roster of award winners for 2018.

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 2018 CCCA National Conference and In-House Counsel World Summit in Toronto, April 29 – May 1.

2018 award winners

Up and Comer Award

Daniel Holden, Vice President, General Counsel & Secretary, Nestlé Canada in Toronto

Community Builder Award

Salimah Walji-Shivji, Vice President, Client and Community Engagement & General Counsel at AgeCare in Calgary

Innovation Award

Lynne Charbonneau, Deputy General Counsel of Retail Banking and Wealth Management, HSBC Bank Canada in Vancouver

Professional Contribution Award

Fernando Garcia, General Counsel, Government Affairs and Corporate Secretary, Nissan Canada in Mississauga

Special Contribution Award

Barry Michael Fisher, Founder of the CCCA Mentoring Program

R.V.A. Jones Award

Grant Borbridge, Q.C., Vice-President, Legal, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, MEG Energy in Calgary

To learn more about the winners or the upcoming conference, please contact Katya Hodge.

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 5,000 in-house counsel members.