Cam Cameron Partner

Speaks:  English, French

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

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Cam Cameron

Cam Cameron is a Gowling WLG partner who focuses on negotiating and crafting contracts for a variety of general commercial arrangements.

Based in the firm's Ottawa office, he has over a decade of business law experience and delivers strategic legal advice to Crown corporations and private entities. In particular, he holds considerable expertise in working in the lottery and gaming field and working with First Nations on a variety of economic development projects.

A qualified lawyer in both Ontario and Québec, Cam is in demand with clients who seek a hardworking, creative and responsive legal counsel. In working with Cam, you will be engaging a lawyer who steps into your shoes and helps you get the deal done in an efficient and cost-effective manner.

When not acting for clients, Cam's number-one priority is his wife and two children. He is also a proud descendant of the Haida Gwaii First Nation in British Columbia.


Career & Recognition

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  • 2017

  • 2006

    • Education
      Diplôme de l'Office de la langue française
  • 2005

    • Qualifications (Year of Call/Admission, etc.)
      Year of Call, Ontario
    • Qualifications (Year of Call/Admission, etc.)
      Year of Call, Quebec
  • 2002

    • Education
      McGill University National Law Program, BCL, LLB, with distinction
  • 1997

    • Education
      University of Lethbridge, BA, Honours in Political Science
  • 1994

    • Education
      Mount Royal University, Diploma Social Work, Deans' List


  • Barreau du Québec
  • Canadian Métis Counsel
  • Economic Club of Canada
  • Government Relations Institute of Canada
  • Indigenous Bar Association
  • Law Society of Upper Canada
  • Ontario Bar Association


  • "Reserve Land Tenure: An Introduction," March 2012.
  • “Preparing for Canada's New Not-For-Profit Corporations Act,” McMillan Bulletin, June, 2011.
  •  “Duty to Consult and Accommodate Aboriginal Peoples,” national McMillan presentation, May, 2011.
  • “Continental Drift and Trade Law," In Brief, Winter 2010.
  • “Quebec Language Laws: Business View,” In Brief, Winter 2010.
  • "Federal Lobbying," Medec Pulse, June 2010.
  • “Kerry-Boxer Bill: Be Careful What You Wish For…” Environment, Energy & Emissions Trading Brief, Winter 2009/2010 and republished in revised format as “U.S. to Curtail Carbon Leakage,” In Brief, Spring 2010.
  • Featured, “Pro Bono: Le rouet de la justice,” Barreau du Haut-Canada, 2009.
  • “The Small Business: Planning and Financing,” In Brief, Winter 2008 issue and republished in Management Matters, December 2008, No. 166.
  •  “Seven Principles to Effective Government Relations,” The Lobbying Monitor, Vol. 19, No. 4, Dec. 3, 2007 and republished in revised format as “Six Principles of Effective Government Relations,” In Brief, Spring 2008. 
  • “Ultimately Kyoto-like Requirements Will Prevail,” In Brief, Spring 2007.
  • “New Focus, New Forces: The New Lobbying Process,” In Brief, Winter 2006.
  • “Pilot dispute still causing turbulence for Air Canada,” The Lawyers Weekly, Vol. 26, No. 25, Nov. 3, 2006.
  • “Tories must show they are serious on environment,” The Ottawa Citizen, Oct. 20, 2006.
  • “Turbulence in the Cockpit Threatens Industrial Peace,” In Brief, Fall 2006.
  • "Canada's Federal Government 101," State Law Resources conference presentation, Austin, Texas, April 2006.
  • “Moving Towards Open Skies,” International Trade Law Brief, Spring 2006.
  • “Marketing Payment Cards in Canada,” The Canadian Institute’s Payment Card Compliance in Canada Conference, contributor to paper entitled, presented Feb. 16 -17, 2006 (Toronto).

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