Edward J. Waitzer Appointed as a C.D. Howe Institute Senior Fellow

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Hennick Centre Director, Edward J. Waitzer Appointed as a C.D. Howe Institute Senior Fellow

TORONTO, July 31, 2017 – William Robson, President and CEO of the C.D. Howe Institute, announces the appointment of Edward J. Waitzer, former Chair of Stikeman Elliott LLP, as a Senior Fellow.

“Ed stands out for his legal insights, his knowledge of business and finance, and his keen interest in public policy,” commented Robson. “He has contributed to the C.D. Howe Institute’s work in the past, and we look forward to further collaboration.”

Mr. Waitzer was Chair of Stikeman Elliott LLP from 1999 to 2006 and remains a senior partner whose practice focuses on complex business transactions. He also advises on a range of public policy and governance matters.

He  has  written  and  spoken  extensively  on  a  variety  of legal and public policy issues and serves or has served as director of a number of corporations, foundations, community organizations, editorial boards and advisory groups. He recently retired as Chair of the Liquor Control Board of Ontario and as Vice-Chair of Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile (SQM). He earned his LL.B. (1976) and LL.M. (1981) from the Faculty of Law, University of Toronto.



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