About

Graham has been hearing cases and issuing decisions since 2007. He provides services in English and/or French.

He is a roster arbitrator for the Canadian Railway Office of Arbitration & Dispute Resolution (CROA); an approved arbitrator on the Federal Minister of Labour’s list for arbitration appointments; and a part-time Vice-Chair at the Ontario Labour Relations Board.

From 2007-2016, Graham served as a Vice-Chair at the Canada Industrial Relations Board. Prior to that appointment, Graham practised labour, employment and administrative law for two decades in the private sector.

A member of the Quebec and Ontario bars since 1987, Graham has also taught at the University of Ottawa’s Law Faculty; served as legal advisor to the Canada Labour Relations Board’s first Chair, Mr. Marc Lapointe Q.C.; presented papers at conferences; and authored two books on Canada’s labour relations board.

Professional Experience and Education

2016 – present: Arbitrator/Mediator; Vice-Chair (PT) OLRB

2007-2016: Canada Industrial Relations Board, Vice-Chair

2005-2007: Hicks Morley, Counsel and Partner

1990-2005: Scott & Aylen (later BLG), Associate and Partner

1999 – Present: Wrote and updated: Clarke’s Canada Industrial Relations Board

1992-1999: Wrote and updated: Canada Labour Relations Board: An Annotated Guide

1988-1993: University of Ottawa, Part Time Professor

1988-1990: Canada Labour Relations Board, Legal Advisor to the Chair

1987-1988: Ogilvy Renault (Montreal), Associate

1987: Called to Quebec and Ontario Bars

1985: LLB, Laval University

1984: LLB, Queen’s University