Ron practices in the commercial areas of securities, real estate development, technology, and aviation law.

Qualifications and Education

  • Admitted to the Bar, 1975, Manitoba; 1979, Alberta; 1980, British Columbia.
    Honorary Certified Management Accountant (Manitoba), 1995.
  • University of Manitoba (B.A., [Hons], 1969; M.A., 1972; LL.B., 1974).
  • Canadian Securities Course (1978).


  • Canadian Bar Association.
  • Manitoba Bar Association.
  • Canadian Tax Foundation.
  • Winnipeg Rotary Club (1978-2006).


  • Legal Data Resources (Manitoba) Corporation, Chair and Director (1988-present) (see
  • Manitoba Securities Commission, Advisory Committee (2001-present).
  • Society of Management Accountants of Canada, National Board Member (2002-2005).
  • TruServ Canada Cooperative Inc., Director (1992-2000).
  • Winnipeg Stock Exchange, Governor (1996-1998), Listing Committee Member (1996-1998).
  • Winnipeg Stock Exchange Automation Project, Technical Committee, Chair (1995).
  • Electronic Courts Committee, Legal Data Resources (Manitoba) Corporation / Law Society of Manitoba / Manitoba Judiciary / Joint Project, Chair (1995-present).
  • Certified Management Accounts, Provincial Council (1987-2001).
  • Law Society of Manitoba, 1998 Isaac Pitblado Lectures, Co-Chair.
  • Law Society of Manitoba, 2009 Isaac Pitblado Lectures, Organizing Committee.


  • Faculty of Law, University of Manitoba, “Transportation and Communications Law” (1986-87).


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