Three University of Ottawa alumni and Common Law Honour Society members are among a group of five that will receive Keys to the City from Mayor Jim Watson, he announced last month at the first City Council meeting of 2019.
University of Ottawa Alumna Justice Jodie-Lynn Waddilove, LL.B. 2003, has been appointed to the Ontario Court of Justice. The Honourable Caroline Mulroney, Attorney General for Ontario, announced the appointment, along with four other new justices, effective December 26, 2018.
University of Ottawa Alumna Colette Downie, LL.B. 1990, has been appointed Vice President of the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario. She is responsible for Business, Investment, and Community Development.
University of Ottawa Alumnus Jay S. Hennick, LL.B. 1981, LL.D. 2011, has been named to the Order of Canada. Governor General of Canada Julie Payette announced the new appointees, a group of 103, on December 27, 2018.
The Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM) has announced Dr. Sarita Verma LL.B. 1981, University of Ottawa Common Law alumna, as incoming Dean and CEO. Dr. Verma will officially start her new position July 1.
Faculty of Law, Common Law Alumni Nadia Campion (LL.B. 2005), Benjamin Lee (LL.B. 2004) and Catherine Lovrics (LL.B. 2005) have been selected as recipients of the prestigious Lexpert Rising Stars Awards, which honours Canada’s leading lawyers under 40.