Susan M. Manwaring

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Miller Thomson recognized in 2020 Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory

Miller Thomson has over 100 lawyers recognized for their industry-leading advisory experience across 40 areas of law in the newly released 2020 edition of the Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory. Published annually since 1997, the directory is the most comprehensive guide...

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Miller Thomson ranked in Chambers Canada 2020

For the 5th consecutive year, Miller Thomson has been highly ranked in the 2020 edition of Chambers Canada. Miller Thomson earned a top “Band 1” ranking for two practice areas, Charities/Non-profits & Agribusiness: Agriculture & Food Products. Our Charities and Not-For-Profit group is regarded as being “excellent,...

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Susan Manwaring appointed to Government of Canada Advisory Committee on Charitable Sector

Miller Thomson’s National Social Impact Group lead, Susan Manwaring, has been appointed to the Advisory Committee on the Charitable Sector which provides recommendations to the Minister of National Revenue and Commissioner of the Canada Revenue Agency on key issues facing...

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Miller Thomson lawyers recognized in The Best Lawyers in Canada 2020

In the just released 2020 edition of The Best Lawyers in Canada, 133 Miller Thomson lawyers from across the country have been recognized for their expertise in 47 areas of law. This includes 7 lawyers who were awarded “Lawyer of the Year” in...

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Susan Manwaring wins 2019 Zenith Award

We’re proud to announce Susan Manwaring is among the winners of the 2019 Lexpert Zenith Awards. This year’s awards celebrate Change Agents in Law, honouring the individuals who have made changes to the legal profession and to thought leadership. Susan...

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Miller Thomson ranked in 2019 Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory

Miller Thomson has close to 100 lawyers recognized for their industry-leading advisory experience across 35 areas of law in the newly released 2019 edition of the Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory. Published annually since 1997, the directory is the most comprehensive guide to...

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Miller Thomson earns top rankings in Chambers Canada 2019

Miller Thomson earned a top “Band 1” ranking for two practice areas in the 2019 Chambers Canada Guide. Our Charities and Not-For-Profit group is regarded as being “leaders in the charitable sector,” and praised for their ability  to “help find solutions in complex situations.” Our Agribusiness group...

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Susan Manwaring to appear before special Senate committee on charitable sector

Social Impact group lead Susan Manwaring has been invited to appear before the special Senate Committee on the Charitable Sector. The Committee is specifically looking into the funding of the charitable sector with a focus on new sources of funding...

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Miller Thomson lawyers recognized in The Best Lawyers in Canada 2019

In the just released 2019 edition of The Best Lawyers in Canada, 144 Miller Thomson lawyers from across the country have been recognized for their expertise in 47 areas of law. This includes 6 lawyers who were awarded “Lawyer of the Year” in...

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Miller Thomson recognized in 2018 Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory

In the recently released 2018 edition of the Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory, 90 Miller Thomson lawyers across 35 areas of law have been recognized for their industry-leading advisory expertise.  These rankings are the culmination of an extensive annual peer review process...

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Miller Thomson earns top rankings in Chambers Canada 2018

Miller Thomson earned a top Band 1 ranking for two practice areas in the 2018 Chambers Canada Guide. Our Charities and Not-For-Profit group is regarded for “its novel and innovative approach to complex matters arising within the charitable and non-profit market,”...

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Miller Thomson recognized in 2017 Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory

In the recently released 2017 edition of the Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory, 79 Miller Thomson lawyers across 30 areas of law have been recognized for their industry-leading advisory expertise.  These latest rankings are the culmination of an extensive annual peer...

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Susan Manwaring on federal panel of charitable sector experts reporting to Minister of National Revenue

Susan Manwaring served on the five-member Consultation Panel on the Political Activities of Charities that presented its report to the Minister of National Revenue at the end of March 2017, following extensive consultations with the public and the charitable sector. The report...

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Miller Thomson partners on first federally-funded social impact bond

On October 28, 2016, Canada’s Minister of Health, the Honourable Jane Philpott MP, along with Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada (“HSFC”) and MaRS Centre for Impact Investing, announced Canada’s first ever federally-funded social impact bond (“SIB”). A SIB is...

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Susan Manwaring named to federal panel examining political activities of charities

Susan Manwaring, lead of the national Social Impact group, has been named to the consultation panel that will make recommendations to Minister of National Revenue Diane Lebouthillier in order to clarify the rules governing the involvement of registered charities in political activities. The panel,...

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Miller Thomson lawyers recognized in The Best Lawyers in Canada 2017

126 Miller Thomson lawyers from across the country and in numerous areas of law have been recognized for their expertise in the 2017 edition of The Best Lawyers in Canada. This result is up from 122 lawyers ranked last year....

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Lexpert recognizes 80 Miller Thomson lawyers

Miller Thomson is pleased to announce 80 lawyers across ten of our offices are recognized in the 2016 edition of The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory as leading practitioners in their field. Published annually since 1997, The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory...

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Charities and Not-for-Profit Group featured in Lexpert

Miller Thomson’s Charities and Not-for-Profit Group is featured in a Lexpert article on how the country’s business law firms are serving clients in new ways. In “Top 10 New Client Legal Needs in Canada”, Susan Manwaring, National Chair of the...

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Charities and Not-for-Profit Group featured in Globe and Mail National Philanthropy Day section

Miller Thomson kicks off National Philanthropy Day, November 14, 2013, by sponsoring a special month-long information feature on theglobeandmail.com/nationalphilanthropyday. Lawyers from the firm’s Charities and Not-for-Profit Group will write and be featured in a series of current and informative articles...

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Miller Thomson recognized in 2014 Best Lawyers in Canada

We are pleased to announce that 80 Miller Thomson lawyers have been recognized in the 2014 edition of Best Lawyers in Canada (this is 15 more lawyers than last year). Seventeen lawyers are new to the list. Additionally, the following lawyers from...

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Miller Thomson lawyers recognized in 2013 Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory

Miller Thomson is thrilled to announce that 43 of the firm’s lawyers from across Canada were recently recognized in 25 categories in the 2013 Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory. These rankings, based on extensive annual peer-review surveys, identify leading lawyers in Canada across...

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Miller Thomson lawyers discuss charities and social enterprise in The Lawyers Weekly.

Susan Manwaring and Andrew Valentine, lawyers in Miller Thomson Charity and Not-for-Profit Group, weigh in on the debate surrounding whether charities should consider for-profit business-like activities to accomplish a social purpose. They write: “For a registered charity considering a foray...

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Miller Thomson’s Charities and Not-for-Profit Group hosts webinar on what’s new in the sector.

On Tuesday, June 26, the lawyers of Miller Thomson’s Charities and Not-for-Profit Group will host an online discussion on the impact of the 2012 Federal Government Budget and other developments likely to impact the sector in the months ahead. Agenda...

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Miller Thomson lawyers are featured authors in the recently released “2012 Lexpert/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada” detailing key developments in a number of practice areas.

In the just released 2012 Lexpert/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada, a group of Miller Thomson practitioners were asked to share their insights into significant developments impacting the areas of Aboriginal law, Energy and Natural Resources,...

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Susan Manwaring and Anthony de Fazekas are invited to participate as Discussion Hosts in the Canadian Citizenship Ceremony being held February 18, 2011 at the MaRs Centre at University of Toronto.

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