Congratulations to the 2018 CGCA Finalists!


Join us for the 2018 CGCA

Monday June 11, 2018 at the Fairmont Royal York, Toronto


5:30 | Finalist Reception

6:00 PM | CGCA Guest Reception

7:00 PM | Gala dinner and awards presentation

9:30PM | CGCA After Party



MC: Leslie O'Donoghue  

Executive Vice President, Chief Strategy and Corporate Development Officer, Nutrien Ltd.


Congratulations to the 2017 award recipients!

The 2017 CGCA BLG Stephen Sigurdson Lifetime Achievement

Honouring the Late Stephen Sigurdson of Manulife with the BLG Stephen Sigurdson Lifetime Achievement Award. 


The CGCA is Canada’s national programme designed exclusively to recognize excellence in the In-House Counsel community. This special evening honouring the best counsel in Canada brings together the senior members of the Canadian private bar and the leading In-House Counsel in the country in a celebration of the accomplishments of the Canadian legal profession over the past year.

For more information, please contact Dan Malamet at or 416-368-2051 x 235.

The 2016 CGCA Lifetime Achievement

Honouring Françoise Guénette, Senior Vice-President, Legal & Corporate Services & Secretary, Intact Financial Corporation

The 2015 CGCA Lifetime Achievement

Honouring James Turner, Former Vice-Chair of the Ontario Securities Commission

The 2014 CGCA Lifetime Achievement

Honouring Jean-Paul (J-P) Bisnaire, Senior Executive Vice President | Manulife Financial Corporation