The Canadian Corporate Counsel Association Announces 2019 Award Winners

  • March 13, 2019

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

Innovation Award

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.