On December 21, 2020, The Honourable David Lametti, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, announced the appointment of Darlene Heather Carreau, LLB ‘96, as the Chief Administrator of the Courts Administration Service. She was called to the Ontario Bar in 1998.
Congratulations to the organizers of the annual Souper Français which was held on January 8, 2021. It was a huge success with over 220 students, lawyers, judges and professors in attendance. The guest of honour was the Honourable Justice Andromache Karakatsanis of the Supreme Court of Canada who gave a beautiful speech.
Alumna Emily Leduc Gagné, JD ’19, magna cum laude, is a great example of a non-traditional path to becoming a lawyer and how one can have multiple careers. She moved to Montreal as a teen for her career as a professional contemporary ballet dancer and completed her BA in English literature with a minor in education at McGill University during that time.
Sarah Paquet, LLL ’93 and LLB ’01, has been awarded the CIBC Executive Leaders distinction by WXN, the only national organization that meaningfully propels and celebrates the advancement of women at all levels, in all sectors, and of all ages.
On November 27, 2020, Governor Julie Payette announced 114 new appointments to the Order of Canada, including the Honourable Allan Rock, LLB ’71. Allan Rock is President Emeritus of the University of Ottawa, and a Professor in the Common Law Section of the Faculty of Law where he teaches International Humanitarian Law and Armed Conflict in International Law. He is also a member of the Common Law Honour Society.