Gwenyth Stadig Associate

Speaks:  English

Year of Call: 2016 - Newfoundland and Labrador

Year of Call: 2016 - Ontario

Primary office:  Waterloo Region

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Gwenyth Stadig

Gwenyth Stadig is a Waterloo-Region-based lawyer who serves as a trusted advisor, helping charities, not-for-profits and other tax-exempt entities with their compliance obligations. She is passionate about empowering her clients to navigate complex legal and regulatory frameworks, providing innovative solutions to the real-life challenges they face today and might encounter in the future.

Working with a wide range of clients, Gwenyth has extensive experience advising not-for-profits and registered charities, which include, among others, colleges, universities, religious organizations, agricultural and heritage organizations, humane societies, and complex trade organizations, on matters related to tax, trust and corporate compliance. She has particular experience assisting clients navigate the compliance obligations with the Canada Revenue Agency and the Office of the Public Guardian and Trustee in Ontario.

Gwenyth's approach to her clients is characterized by kindness, personal attention, direct communication and a commitment to practical solutions. She understands that each client has unique needs and goals, and by dedicating herself to learning about their individual circumstances and plans for future growth, she provides tailored legal advice that supports their objectives while efficiently and effectively communicating with their stakeholders and internal teams.

Beyond her legal practice, Gwenyth is actively engaged in the legal community, serving as a member of multiple committees within the Ontario Bar Association (OBA) and the Canadian Bar Association (CBA). Notably, she is the current chair of the Charity & Not-for-Profit Law section for the OBA, where she plays an important role in advocating for the interests of charities and non-profit organizations throughout Canada.

Career & Recognition

Filter timeline:
  • 2023

    • Community
      Ontario Bar Association
      - Council (2023 - Present)
      - Chair, Charity & Not-for-Profit Law section (2023 - Present)
  • 2019

    • Community
      Waterloo Region Law Association, Trustee (2019 - 2021)
  • 2018

    • Community
      Canadian Bar Association, Charity & Not-for-Profit Law section, Executive Committee Member (2018 - Present)
    • Community
      Ontario Bar Association, Charity & Not-for-Profit Law section, Executive Committee Member (2018 - Present)
  • 2016

    • Qualifications (Year of Call/Admission, etc.)
      Year of Call, Newfoundland and Labrador
    • Qualifications (Year of Call/Admission, etc.)
      Year of Call, Ontario
  • 2015

    • Education
      University of New Brunswick, JD
  • 2010

    • Education
      University of Ottawa, MA
  • 2008

    • Education
      University of Ottawa, BSc


  • Ontario Bar Association
  • Canadian Bar Association