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Edward J. Waitzer

Edward J. Waitzer, Independent Director

Edward J. Waitzer, 68, is a lawyer practising as Waitzer Professional Corporation. Previously, he was a senior partner at Stikeman Elliot LLP and served as Chair and CEO of the firm. His practice focuses on complex business transactions and advising in respect of various public policy and governance matters. He is also Professor Emeritus and held the Jarislowsky Dimma Mooney Chair in Corporate Governance at Osgoode Hall Law School and the Schulich School of Business (where he was Director of the Hennick Centre for Business and Law. He is currently Chair of the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants’ Independent Review Committee on Standard Setting in Canada, and a director of Cymbria Corporation and Martinrea International Inc.


Mr. Waitzer holds an LL.B and an LL.M. from the University of Toronto.  He has been Chair of the LCBO and the Ontario Securities Commission and has served as a director of many corporations  and not-for-profit organizations.