Brian G. Johnston, QC
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Practice focused on labour, employment and human rights law. Acts as principal legal advisor to employers in the construction, offshore oil & gas, retail, manufacturing, healthcare, resource, telecommunications, financial services and transportation industries. Represents employers before federal and provincial labour relations boards, at arbitrations and as a chief spokesperson in collective bargaining and human rights proceedings and regular contributor to Canadian Employment Law Today. Advisory Board – Osgoode Hall Law School Certificate in Labour Law. Former Director, Canadian Association of Counsel to Employers; former Chair, Mount Allison University Board of Regents; past President, Nova Scotia CBA; past Director and Chair, labour relations committee, Halifax Board of Trade; former Chair, Federal Judicial Appointments Committee, NS. Admitted to the Nova Scotia Bar in 1981; appointed QC in 1998.