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Ronald L. Doering
Counsel

Speaks: English

Year of Call: 1976 - Ontario

Primary Office: Ottawa

Ronald L. Doering

Dr. Ronald Doering is counsel in Gowling WLG's Ottawa office.

With over 35 years of experience in law and public policy/administration, Ron has broad experience in administrative law and practice, Aboriginal law and policy, environmental law and policy, and all aspects of food and agricultural law, including labelling, recalls, biotechnology regulation, plant protection and animal health. He provides regulatory law and government relations services to a broad range of business clients, governments and organizations.  

Ron has taught administrative and constitutional law at Carleton University, and is an adjunct professor at the University of Guelph, where he teaches food law and policy. 

Before joining the firm, he was the president of the Canadian Food Inspection Agency, Canada’s largest science-based regulator, reporting directly to the Minister of Agriculture. Prior to this position, he was a senior official with Agriculture Canada, Environment Canada, Indian Affairs and Northern Development, and the Privy Council Office. He was also counsel and executive director of the Royal Commission on the Future of the Toronto Waterfront (Canada and Ontario).


1976

Year of Call, Ontario

University of Ottawa, LL.B

University of Guelph, LL.D

Carleton University, MA

Carleton University, BA

Featured insights & resources

Labelling of raw milk cheese

Ronald L. Doering

Article September 12, 2016

Prudent use of antibiotics in animal production — how are we doing?

Ronald L. Doering

Article September 12, 2016

Think we need to separate science and politics? Think again

Ronald L. Doering

Article April 18, 2016

Scary food

Ronald L. Doering

Article September 30, 2015

Go to jail, go directly to jail

Ronald L. Doering

Article September 30, 2015

Regulatory myths - part II: Quantitative risk benefit analysis has significantly improved regulation making

Ronald L. Doering

Article June 22, 2015

Regulatory myths - part III: Science, policy and politics

Ronald L. Doering

Article June 22, 2015

Regulatory myths (part 1)

Ronald L. Doering

Article February 25, 2015

Amplifying AMPs Part I: Extending AMPs to the Meat Inspection Act is a major development

Ronald L. Doering

Article November 13, 2014

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1976

1976

Year of Call, Ontario

Carleton University, BA

Carleton University, MA

University of Guelph, LL.D

University of Ottawa, LL.B

Ronald Doering
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Ronald Doering

Dr. Ronald Doering is counsel in Gowling WLG's Ottawa office.

With over 35 years...

Ronald Doering
Featured insights & resources

Labelling of raw milk cheese

Ronald L. Doering

Article September 12, 2016

Memberships

Insights & Resources

Labelling of raw milk cheese

Ronald L. Doering

Article September 12, 2016

Prudent use of antibiotics in animal production — how are we doing?

Ronald L. Doering

Article September 12, 2016

Think we need to separate science and politics? Think again

Ronald L. Doering

Article April 18, 2016

Go to jail, go directly to jail

Ronald L. Doering

Article September 30, 2015

Scary food

Ronald L. Doering

Article September 30, 2015

Regulatory myths - part III: Science, policy and politics

Ronald L. Doering

Article June 22, 2015

Regulatory myths - part II: Quantitative risk benefit analysis has significantly improved regulation making

Ronald L. Doering

Article June 22, 2015

Regulatory myths (part 1)

Ronald L. Doering

Article February 25, 2015

Amplifying AMPs Part I: Extending AMPs to the Meat Inspection Act is a major development

Ronald L. Doering

Article November 13, 2014

Amplifying AMPs Part II: Careful attention to implementation is key

Ronald L. Doering

Article November 12, 2014

Food in Canada - Food law column: Recent research on third-party audits

Ronald L. Doering

Article September 8, 2014

Sweet dreams are made of cheese - Who am I to disagree?

Ronald L. Doering

Article May 7, 2014

Uncertainty and Food Safety Investigations - Part II

Ronald L. Doering

Article December 12, 2011

Uncertainty and food safety investigations - Part I

Ronald L. Doering

Article November 11, 2011

Ronald Doering
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Ronald Doering

Dr. Ronald Doering is counsel in Gowling WLG's Ottawa office.

With over 35 years...

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Ronald Doering
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Ronald Doering

Dr. Ronald Doering is counsel in Gowling WLG's Ottawa office.

With over 35 years...

Ronald Doering
Featured insights & resources

Labelling of raw milk cheese

Ronald L. Doering

Article September 12, 2016

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