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Whittle & Company, Lawyers

Gary W. Whittle

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Gary's Career

 Before law, Gary was a researcher and consultant on matters regarding socio-economic development and environment impact analysis; an executive assistant to a Yukon Cabinet Minister; a member of the press; and, a court worker.

Gary engages in a broad range of practice with years of experience acting as counsel in complex litigation and disputes and has provided strategic and practical advice to clients in matters of:


  • Administrative law;
  • Aboriginal and Constitutional law;
  • Yukon First Nation Self-Government and land claims issues;
  • Aboriginal rights, title and treaty issues;
  • Corporate law;
  • Commercial disputes;
  • Construction disputes;
  • Human rights;
  • Employment and Labour law;
  • Contracts;
  • Defamation;
  • Municipal law; and,
  • Mining law.

Gary has appeared in the Federal Court of Appeal, the Federal Court, the British Columbia Court of Appeal, the Supreme Court of British Columbia, the Court of Appeal of the Yukon Territory, the Supreme Court of the Yukon Territory, the Territorial Court of Yukon, and various tribunals, including the the Canadian Human Rights Commission, the Yukon Human Rights Commission and the Yukon Water Board.

Education

McMaster University, B.Sc. (Biology)

Carleton University, B.A. (Psychology)

York University, Master of Environmental Studies (Northern Development)

University of British Columbia, LL.B.

Year of Call:  1991 (B.C.)

Year of Call:  1992 (Yukon) 

Professional Memberships

Canadian Bar Association

Law Society of British Columbia

Law Society of Yukon