Leveraging external technology resources within government structures – Access to Information 

Dec. 3, 2021

The CBA Public Sector Lawyers Section presents:

Leveraging external technology resources within government structures – Access to Information

December 3, 2021 | 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM Eastern

Zoom Meeting

This session is intended to initiate the conversation around the use of technology resources to assist public sector lawyers. More specifically, the session will address ways in which Federal, provincial and municipal institutions can leverage technology and innovation now and in the future to advance the principle of transparency in a manner that meets the public interest and accords with the modern needs of a digital society. 


Maya Hamou, Hearing Officer, Court of Queen’s Bench and Small Claims Court, Government of New Brunswick                      


Duncan Fraser, Partner at Noticia LLP

One of Canada’s leading eDiscovery lawyers, Duncan has over 20 years’ experience in both public and private practice, including substantial litigation experience in fraud, aboriginal, environmental, and injunctive matters.  Duncan advises law firms and corporate and government clients in complex litigation and evidentiary matters.

Prior to moving to private practice in 2015, Duncan was General Counsel and Director of eDiscovery and National Litigation Support Services for the Federal Department of Justice and under his direction, the Department became a public leader in electronic discovery.  Duncan created the Department’s evidence management service, which delivers expedited document review to litigation teams across the country.  He also provided litigation readiness advice and strategies to other government departments in order to reduce the cost, risk and disruption of the disclosure process in litigation.  His team was responsible for the department’s eService initiative, disclosure project management, courtroom technology, and the development of national eDiscovery standards/best practices.


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    December 3, 2021
    1:00 PM - 2:00 PM (Eastern)

    Zoom Meeting

    Instructions will be sent via email the day prior to the event.


    CBA members: Free

    Non-members: $30                                                                                                                                                            





Augusta Acquah
Liaison Officer, CBA Sections
The Canadian Bar Association
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