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 the Business Law Department of Gowling WLG's Ottawa office, practicing in the Firm's Indigenous and Business Law Groups.

Cam's general practice focuses on commercial contracts, including licensing, distribution, collaboration, and funding agreements. His particular specialties include Indigenous commercial matters and gaming law.

Cam regularly works with Indigenous communities (doing business on and off-reserve) on a variety of economic development matters that include joint ventures; this work includes negotiating and drafting impact benefit agreements and revenue sharing agreements. He also provides strategic legal advice, including duty to consult assessments for communities, Crown corporations and interested private entities.

With respect to gaming law, Cam advises clients on gambling laws, including contests and sweepstakes. He also advises new participants entering the iGaming (online) market in Ontario – a province which established a new iGaming market in collaboration with private gaming companies in 2022.

Cam also authors articles and delivers presentations on commercial matters, notably those affecting Indigenous peoples. He has been recognized for his corporate commercial and Indigenous law capabilities 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