Justice C.D. O’Brien

Mr. Justice C.D. O’Brien was a founding Director of the Sheldon Chumir Foundation and served on the Board until January, 2010. Prior to his 2005 appointment to the Alberta Court of Appeal, Mr. O‘Brien had a distinguished career in practice with the law firm Bennett Jones in Calgary, of which he and Sheldon Chumir were partners in the 1970s.

Their friendship started during their student years at the University of Alberta, developed during their time together in practice and continued until Sheldon‘s death in 1992. Cliff‘s deep loyalty to Sheldon‘s legacy has shone through his many years of dedicated service to the Foundation. In recognition of his integrity and commitment, Justice O‘Brien has been named the first Honourary Director of the Foundation.

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Chumir Foundation for Ethics in Leadership

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