Canadian Competitions Committee

MANDATE: To monitor the operation of the Sopinka Cup National Trial Competition and the Gale Cup, a Canadian national moot court competition; to ensure that these competitions continue to bear the stamp of excellence meriting the College's association with them; to ensure that, where fiscal support is provided by the College, appropriate budgetary mechanisms are in place so that the College can be confident that its money and resources are being well spent; and to ensure that, at an appropriate level, the Fellows of the College are engaged in a participatory sense in these activities to an extent that is appropriate and useful, having in mind the College's expertise in the discipline of advocacy.

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Committee Members

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Peter K. Doody


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Randy Block

Vice Chair

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Brian P. Crosby


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Eric Durnford, Q.C.


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Michal Fairburn


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Robert H.C. MacFarlane


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Kenneth B. McCullogh, Q.C.


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J. Gregory Richards


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Martin F. Sheehan


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Ronald G. Slaght, Q.C.


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James L. Vigmond


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Heather J. Williams


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Stephen G. Schwarz