Gordon Currie of Toronto wins 2014 CCCA Robert V.A. Jones Award

  • April 07, 2014

Calgary — The Canadian Bar Association’s (CBA) Canadian Corporate Counsel Association (CCCA) has announced that Gordon Currie of Toronto is the winner of the 2014 CCCA R.V.A. Jones Award.

Gordon Currie, Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer for both George Weston Limited and Loblaw Companies Limited, has long personified the spirit of the R.V.A. Jones Award. Committed to ensuring that the in-house counsel role is a key part of Canadian corporate structure, Mr. Currie shares his knowledge and skills with others as a frequent speaker at CBA and CCCA events.  He was a crucial figure in the creation of the CCCA Leaders Forum, and is an enthusiastic and supportive champion of the CCCA’s Business Leadership Program for In-House Counsel.

His achievements and years of hard work, both professionally and on a volunteer level, serve as a shining example of what all in-house counsel strive to achieve.

The R.V.A. Jones Award (named in honour of the CCCA’s founding Executive Director) is awarded annually to a regular member of the CCCA whose career exemplifies the highest standards of service, conduct and professionalism for corporate counsel.

The award will be presented to Gordon Currie at the CCCA’s Gala Dinner and Awards Ceremony on Monday, April 7, 2014 in Calgary. This event is part of the 2014 CCCA National Conference.

Media accreditation for the dinner and the conference may be obtained by contacting Hannah Bernstein at hannahb@cba.org.

An integral group within the 37,500-member CBA, the CCCA is dedicated to supporting and enhancing the interests of Canadian corporate counsel. CCCA provides uniquely Canadian perspectives, resources, tools, professional development, conferences and peer-to-peer networking opportunities. The CCCA has some 4,500 in-house counsel members.