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Christie Stephenson

Executive Director, Peter P. Dhillon Centre for Business Ethics, University of British Columbia

Christie Stephenson is the Executive Director of the Peter P. Dhillon Centre for Business Ethics at UBC Sauder School of Business. Before joining UBC Sauder in 2016, Christie spent 15 years at socially responsible and impact investing firms Sustainalytics (then Jantzi Research Associates), NEI Investments (Ethical Funds) and Rally Assets (then Purpose Capital). Christie also […]

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Colin Brousson

Partner, DLA PIPER

Colin Brousson is a Partner at DLA PIPER and a member of their Restructuring and Insolvency Group. He has an extensive record of representing major stakeholders in corporate restructuring engagements in various industries. He acts for all parties affected by the insolvency process including: debtors, lenders, purchasers, secured and unsecured creditors, and directors, as well […]


Cynthia Williams

Professor of Law Emerita, Osgoode Hall Law School

Professor Cynthia Williams joined Osgoode Hall Law School on July 1, 2013, as the Osler Chair in Business Law, a position she also held from 2007 to 2009.   She also currently holds a part-time position as Professor of U.S. Corporate and Securities Law at the Vrije Universiteit (VU), Amsterdam.  Before coming to Osgoode, she was […]


David Estrin

Lawyer, Gowling WLG

David Estrin, Canada’s senior environmental law specialist, has over 30 years experience in dealing with these issues across Canada. He’s written the books on Canadian environmental law, litigated leading cases and is considered the “dean” of Canadian environmental lawyers. He acts for all sectors: proponents, municipalities, government agencies, Aboriginal and environmental groups.


David Heurtel

Counsel, Fasken

David Heurtel is Counsel at Fasken. Before joining the firm, David pursued a career with the government of Québec, where he held office as Minister of Sustainable Development, Environment and the Fight against Climate Change from 2014 to 2017 and as Minister of Immigration, Diversity and Inclusiveness from 2017 to 2018. Through this wide-ranging experience, […]

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David Isaac

President & CEO, W Dusk Energy Group Inc.

David Isaac, also known as Wugadusk (Northern Lights) by his traditional name, is a Mi’kmaq originally from Listuguj, Québec but was raised in Vancouver within the traditional territory of the Coast Salish peoples. He has been a long-time advocate for Indigenous health, the environment and has previously served as the Executive Director for the Vancouver Native Health Society […]