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.
The Honourable Jody Wilson-Raybould, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, announced on November 2, 2018 the appointment of Daniel Boone (LL.B. 1988) as a judge of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland and Labrador in St. John’s.
Nearly 60 Common Law alumni and friends gathered at the 3 Brewers Adelaide Microbrewery in Toronto on September 26, 2018 to celebrate their five-year anniversary since graduating from the University of Ottawa.