W. DONALD GOODFELLOW, Q.C., C. Arb.

BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY

Mr. Goodfellow is a litigator conducting a civil litigation practice in Alberta, British Columbia, Yukon and Northwest Territories, as well as occasional appearances in Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Ontario, and Nova Scotia. Mr. Goodfellow was Counsel for M.J.B. Enterprises Ltd. which was the successful party before the Supreme Court of Canada in establishing the landmark decision as to the obligation of those who call for tenders. Mr. Goodfellow has had other cases before the Supreme Court of Canada involving construction matters.

 

Member of Law Societies:
  • Alberta (1965 - present) 
  • Northwest Territories (1978 - present) 
  • British Columbia (1980 - present) 
  • Yukon Territories (1992 - present)
Appearances before Courts:
  • Supreme Court of Canada
  • Federal Court of Canada
  • Courts in Alberta 
  • Courts in British Columbia
  • Courts in the Northwest Territories 
  • Courts in the Yukon
  • Occasional Appearance in Manitoba
  • Occasional Appearance in Ontario
  • Occasional Appearance in Saskatchewan 
  • Occasional Appearance in Nova Scotia

Universities Attended and Degrees Obtained:
  • University of Manitoba (Brandon College), B.A. 1961
  • Dalhousie Law School, Dalhousie University, Halifax,
    Nova Scotia, LL.B.,1964

Queen`s Counsel:

  • Appointed Queen`s Counsel (Alberta) December 1983

 
Chartered Arbitrator

 
  • Appointed a Chartered Arbitrator (C.Arb.) by the Arbitration and Mediation Institute of Canada (ADRIC)

Founding Fellow and Past Governor: 

 
  • Canadian College of Construction Lawyers
Personal:
  • Married to Lois - celebrated 50 years of marriage on the 29th of August, 2014
  • One child
  • Five grandchildren