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Canada’s NAFTA Team: Four Key Personalities Who Will Shape Our Renegotiation Effort

Canada’s NAFTA Team: Four Key Personalities Who Will Shape Our Renegotiation Effort

Posted Monday, August 14, 2017

Dan Mader


The first round of the NAFTA renegotiations kicks off August 16 in Washington. In advance of these crucial talks, NATIONAL’s GR Practice Leader Dan Mader provides an inside look at Canada’s four-member dream team - the people key to Canada’s renegotiation. Having worked with two of the principals, in government and in the private sector, Dan provides good insight into how their personalities will drive a successful outcome.

Supreme Court Provides Clarity on Duty to Consult

Supreme Court Provides Clarity on Duty to Consult

Posted Thursday, July 27, 2017

Dan Mader, Fernando Melo


On Wednesday, July 26, the Supreme Court of Canada released its decisions in two cases that deal with the issue of the constitutional “duty to consult” Indigenous Peoples. NATIONAL’s Dan Mader and Fernando Melo share the key principles outlined in yesterday’s decisions.

Celebrating Great Team Work

Celebrating Great Team Work

Posted Wednesday, June 14, 2017


We’re pleased to announce that Montreal’s 375th Anniversary team and the Tembec Acquisition team are the proud recipients of the Rowing-Together Thank You Awards, presented twice yearly to two teams that have distinguished themselves on a client mandate, pitch or internal project and exemplify the Firm’s values through their teamwork, based on recommendations made by Managing Partners.

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