John Stefaniuk elected as Vice President of the Canadian Bar Association

  • February 07, 2022

Ottawa, February 7, 2022 - The Canadian Bar Association is pleased to announce that John Stefaniuk, the CBA Board member from Manitoba, has been elected to the position of Vice President for 2022-2023.

Called to the bar in Manitoba in 1988, Mr. Stefaniuk is a partner with the Winnipeg-based law firm of Thompson Dorfman Sweatman LLP.

John Stefaniuk’s involvement in the Canadian Bar Association is extensive: he has served as President of the Manitoba Bar Association and previously sat on the National Board in 2006-07. He will assume the vice-presidential role in September 2022, when Vice President Steeves Bujold becomes President.

Quick facts

  • Earned his law degree at the University of Manitoba
  • Called to the bar in Manitoba in 1988
  • President of the Manitoba Bar Association in 2005-2006
  • Has served in several CBA roles in the past, including: Chair of the National Environmental Law Section, Chair of the Judicial Issues Subcommittee, Chair of the Investment Steering Subcommittee, member of the Supreme Court Liaison Committee, director of the Canadian Bar Insurance Association, and co-chair of 3 national conferences and the local committee for the 2005 Canadian Legal Conference.
  • Active volunteer in the CBA International Initiatives/Global Affairs Canada SIRD (Supporting Inclusive Resource Development) project in East Africa.

About the Canadian Bar Association

The CBA is dedicated to support for the rule of law and improvement in the law and the administration of justice. Some 36,000 lawyers, notaries in Quebec, law teachers and law students from across Canada are members.

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Vanessa Racine
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