Cam Cameron Partner

Speaks:  English, French

Year of Call: 2021 - Nunavut

Year of Call: 2005 - Ontario

Year of Call: 2005 - Quebec

Primary phone: +1 613-786-8650

Fax: +1 613-563-9869


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Primary office:  Ottawa

Cam Cameron

Cam Cameron is a partner in Gowling WLG's Ottawa office, practising in the firm's Indigenous and business law groups. He is a member of the Indigenous Bar Association and licensed to practice law in Nunavut, Ontario and Quebec.

His practice focuses on contracts, gaming law and commercial Indigenous matters. He delivers strategic legal advice and conducts duty to consult assessments for various First Nations, Crown corporations and private entities. He is also the lead on the Indian Day School Class Action Implementation Team and works closely with Indigenous communities on a variety of economic development projects.

Cam drafts Indigenous-related commercial agreements, authors articles and delivers presentations on legal issues affecting Indigenous peoples. He has been recognized by Legal 500 Canada and the Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory.

Career & Recognition

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  • Barreau du Québec
  • Canadian Métis Counsel
  • Economic Club of Canada
  • Government Relations Institute of Canada
  • Indigenous Bar Association
  • Law Society of Ontario
  • Ontario Bar Association
  • "The duty to consult: What will it take for municipalities to come within the scope?", article, November 2022
  • "Ontario iGaming transition period comes to an end", article, October 2022
  • "Procuring an edge for Indigenous business", article, February 2021
  • "Taxation and the First Nations Fiscal Management Act", article, November 2019
  • "Pot-hole repair: Ontario proposes amendment to Cannabis Act to include First Nations", October 2018
  • "SCC holds that duty the duty to consult does not apply to the law-making process: Mikisew Cree First Nation v. Canada", October 2018
  • "Cut the tape. Foster a competitive business environment with tools such as the First Nation Land Management Act and First Nation Fiscal Management Act et al." presentation, September 2018
  • National Indigenous Peoples Day speaker, 2016 to 2019
  • "Risk to Reward: Duty to Consult", December 2017
  • "E-commerce and Internet contracting" presentation, May 2012
  • "Crown's duty to consult" presentation, April 2014
  • "Aboriginal Business Vehicles" presentation, May 2013
  • "Business Structures On-Reserve" presentation, November 2012
  • "Reserve Land Tenure: An Introduction," March 2012