Douglas R. Stollery, Q.C.


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1976 – LL.B., University of Alberta
1977 – Admitted to the Alberta Bar
1980 – LL.M., Harvard University
1994 – Appointed Queen’s Counsel

Practice Areas

Alternative Dispute Resolution


Doug rejoined RMRF as Counsel after retiring as General Counsel and Secretary of PCL Constructors Inc., Canada’s largest general contracting organization. Prior to joining PCL, Doug practiced for almost 30 years with RMRF in the areas of construction law, corporate and commercial law, insolvency law and banking law. He has appeared before all levels of the courts, including the Supreme Court of Canada.

Doug recently completed his term as Chancellor of the University of Alberta and Chair of the University of Alberta Senate. He currently serves as an arbitrator in domestic and international commercial arbitrations.

Associations & Memberships

  • Law Society of Alberta
  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Canadian College of Construction Lawyers
  • Former Director, Alberta Law Reform Institute and Legal Education Society of Alberta
  • Former President, Canadian Bar Association, Alberta Branch
  • Former Member, Federal Judicial Appointments Committee
  • Former Co-Chair, Canadian Bar Association – Supreme Court of Canada Liaison Committee

Awards & Achievements

  • Named Member of the Order of Canada
  • University of Alberta Distinguished Alumni Award
  • Canadian General Counsel Lifetime Achievement Award
  • Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal
  • Grant MacEwan University Distinguished Citizen Award and Honourary Bachelor of Arts Degree
  • Suzanne Mah Award (outstanding leadership in promoting human rights principles and ideals)
  • Eileen Nash Award (providing support to charitable causes in the Edmonton area)

Educational Leadership

  • Chancellor Emeritus, University of Alberta
  • Chancellor Emeritus, St. Stephen’s College
  • Former Sessional Lecturer, Faculty of Law, University of Alberta
  • Former Instructor, Alberta Bar Admission Course

Community Involvement

  • President, Stollery Charitable Foundation
  • Director, CARE Canada
  • Former Director, The Stephen Lewis Foundation
  • Former Vice-Chair, Grant MacEwan College (now Grant MacEwan University)
  • Former President, Victoria School Foundation for the Arts
  • Former General Counsel and Secretary, Edmonton 2001 World Championships in Athletics
  • Former Director, Stollery Children’s Hospital Foundation
  • Former Director, Grant MacEwan College Foundation