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, retail, manufacturing, healthcare, resource, telecommunications, financial services, universities 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. 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.