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YVAN
Bujold

Title: lawyer, equity partner Year of call: 1983

Expertise: litigation  |  insurance law  |  labor and employment law

A partner with the firm, Yvan Bujold practices in civil and commercial litigation, health and social services, labor and employment law, and liability and insurance. His clients include leading Québec companies, the governments of Québec and Canada, and various government agencies, which he represents before all legal and administrative tribunals, including the Supreme Court of Canada.

He is widely recognized for his skill in trial advocacy and is a well-respected speaker on issues of litigation and labor law. He is a member of a number of community organizations and has chaired Fondation Centre-Ville Rimouski since 2003.

His fields of specialization include:

  • Public Administration (municipal, provincial, federal)
  • Agriculture and Agrifood
  • Insurance
  • Health and Social Services
  • Telecommunications and Technology

Assistant: France Roy

Other titles

  • Member, Cain Lamarre board of directors
  • Member, Cain Lamarre executive committee

Expertise

  • Litigation (class action suits, insurance, remedies of all types, extraordinary remedies, civil liability)
  • Insurance law (statutory examinations, obligation to defend)
  • Labor and employment law (federal labor law, occupational health and safety funding)

Education

  • LL.B., University of Ottawa (1982)

Professional experience

  • Cain Lamarre (Rimouski) (1999 to present)
  • Casgrain Blanchet et Associés (Rimouski)

Lecturing, conferences, publications

  • Lectures on labor relations to the Rimouski Chamber of Commerce and the Rimouski Junior Chamber of Commerce
  • Lectures on labor relations to the regional merchants’ association
  • Lectures on labor relations to Corporation des officiers municipaux du Québec

Associations, committees, boards

  • Member, board of directors, Association du cancer de l'Est du Québec

  • Founding chairman, Centre-Ville de Rimouski Foundation
  • Member, Ordre des CRHA et CRIA du Québec
  • Former chairman, committee for the construction of highway 20 in the Lower St. Lawrence
  • Former member, board of directors, Rimouski Chamber of Commerce
  • Former governor, Canadian Unity Council
  • Former chairman, board of directors, Rimouski Chamber of Commerce