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2019 Educational program

FRIDAY – SEPTEMBER 20, 2019


7:30am-12:00pm 7:30am-8:30am

Conference Registration
Continental Buffet Breakfast – Lombard Room, Fairmont Winnipeg Introductions and Acknowledgments
CTLA President, Israel Ludwig – DDWest LLP


8:30am-8:45am

Winnipeg Welcomes You - Wellington Ballroom, Fairmont Winnipeg

Israel A. Ludwig, President CTLA, Winnipeg, MB


8:45am-9:30am

Academic Seminars – Wellington Ballroom, Fairmont Winnipeg

“Rock & Roll is Here to Stay” Cabotage
Doug Evanchuck Mc Lennan Ross LLP, Edmonton, AB, Moderator

Jonathan R. Todd, Benesch, Cleveland, OH
Alan Cofman, Fernandes Hearn LLP, Toronto, ON


9:30am-10:15am

Academic Seminars – Wellington Ballroom, Fairmont Winnipeg

“We Will Rock You” Driver Inc.
Josyanne Pierrat, DanFreight Systems, Joliette, Qc, Moderator

Carole McAfee Wallace, Fernandes Hearn LLP, Toronto, ON
Andrew J. Butcher, Scopelitis, Garvin, Light, Hanson & Feary PC, Chicago IL


10:15am-10:30am

Networking Break – Foyer, Fairmont Winnipeg

Hard Rock Café Enjoy some refreshing beverages and healthy snacks.


10:30am-11:15am

Academic Seminars – Wellington Ballroom, Fairmont Winnipeg

“It’s Only Rock & Roll” Update on Tax Issues in the Transportation Industry Howard Morry, Pitblado Law, Winnipeg, MB, Moderator

Jeff Harrison, MNP, LLP, Regina, SK Michael Selchen, Pitblado Law, Winnipeg, MB


11:15am-12:00pm

Academic Seminars – Wellington Ballroom, Fairmont Winnipeg

“The Heart of Rock & Roll“ The USMCA Deal

Roger Watts, Lindsay LLP, Vancouver, BC - Moderator

Kenneth R. Hoffman, Dysart, Taylor, Cotter, McMonigle & Montemore PC, Kansas-City, MO Tim Lawson, McCarthy Tetrault LLP, Toronto, ON
Carlos Sesma Jr., Sesma, Sesma & McNeese LLP, Mexico City, MX


12:00pm-2:00pm

Guest Speaker Luncheon - Lombard Room, The Fairmont Winnipeg

“Rock This Town“

Jonathan Black-Branch, Dean of the University of Manitoba Law School, Winnipeg, MB

A legal academic and lawyer with over 25 years of experience in teaching, research and practice. Dean Black- Branch completed a doctorate (DPhil) at the Faculty of Law, University of Oxford and a PhD at the University of Toronto examining the influence of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms on the administration of education. Dean Black-Branch is a qualified teacher with a Post-Graduate Diploma in Teaching and Learning in Higher Education (PGDip) from the University of Oxford and practicing lawyer at Lincoln’s Inn (London) having completed his aw degree followed by the Bar Professional Course at the Inns of Court School of Law and pupillage in London. In addition, he is a Justice of the Peace (England & Wales), sitting as a Magistrate in Oxfordshire.

Dean Black-Branch has written a wide range of peer-reviewed journal articles, legal briefs and consultancy reports. research focuses on three central themes, disarmament, judicial practice and commercial arbitration. Firstly, his research examines the implementation of the Non-Proliferation Treaty 1968, specifically, nuclear disarmament; non-proliferation; and security and safety of the use of nuclear energy for peaceful purposes, examining the interdependencies of these three pillars in implementing and enforcing nuclear international legal obligations.


SATURDAY - SEPTEMBER 21, 2019


7:30am-8:30am

Continental Buffet Breakfast – Lombard Room, Fairmont Winnipeg Introductions and acknowledgments
CTLA President, Israel Ludwig – DDWest LLP
TLA President, Jeff Simmons - GlobalTranz


8:00am-8:45am

“Rock & Roll is Here to Stay” Correctness v. Reasonableness: Will the ‘Trilogy’ Clarify theStandards for Appeals of Tribunal Decisions? Wellington Ballroom, The Fairmont Winnipeg

Israel Ludwig, DDL West LLP, Winnipeg, MB – Moderator Rob Gabor, Chairman Public Utilities Board, Winnipeg, MB


8:45am-9:30am

Academic Seminars – Wellington Ballroom, Fairmont Winnipeg

“You Can’t Stop Rock & Roll” Immigration
Lorena Harris, Dentons Canada LLP, Edmonton, AB – Moderator

Zachary Ahlstrom, Berardi Immigration Law, Buffalo, NY
David Nachfolger, Cain Lamarre LLC, Montréal, QC
Lainie Appleby, Corporate Immigration Law Firm, Toronto, ON


9:30am-10:30am

Academic Seminars, Fairmont Winnipeg – Wellington Ballroom

“It’s Still Rock & Roll to Me” Modal Updates Daniel Ryall, Winnipeg, MB, Moderator

Rail:
Yannick Landry, CN Rail, Winnipeg, AB
William A. Mullins, Baker and Miller PLLC, Washington, D.C.

Marine:
Rohan Mathai, Ship-Source Oil Pollution Fund, Ottawa, ON

Bus:
David F. Blair, McCarthy Tetrault LLP, Quebec City, QC

Truck:
Brandon K. Wiseman, Scopelitis, Garvin, Light, Hanson & Feary PC, Indianapolis IN


10:30am-10:45am

Networking Break – Foyer, Fairmont Winnipeg

Hard Rock Café Enjoy some refreshing beverages and healthy snacks.


10:45am-11:45am

Academic Seminars, Fairmont Winnipeg – Wellington Ballroom

“That’s the Way I Wanna Rock & Roll” M&A in North America. Current trends and what CTLA should know

Sarah Routhier, Stein Monast LLP, Quebec City, QC - Moderator

Louis Amato Gauci, Miller Thompson, Toronto LLP
Michael J. Mozes, Benesch, Friedlander, Coplan & Aronoff LLP, Cleveland, OH Jeff Simmons, GlobalTranz, Scottsdale, AZ
Heather Devine, Alexander Holburn Beaudin Lang LLP, Toronto ON


11:45am-12:45pm

Academic Seminars, Fairmont Winnipeg – Wellington Ballroom

“Old Time Rock & Roll” Ethics Panel on Conscious Lawyering Kim Stoll, Fernandes Hearn LLP, Toronto, ON, Moderator

Orvel Currie, DDL West LLP, Winnipeg, MB
Dale Leicht President, First Merchant Capital Partners Inc. Calgary, AB
Brad Gaulin P.Eng., MBA Chief Evolution Officer of CEvO Solutions Inc, Calgary, AB


12:45pm-2:30pm

Annual General Meeting & Working Buffet Lunch – Lombard Room, Fairmont Winnipeg

All CTLA members, in good standing, are invited to attend this meeting for an update regarding the pastyear’s activities and to elect the board of directors and the executive committee for the upcoming year.