Howard Brown

228 Lakeshore Rd. E.
Oakville ON  L6J 1H8
Tel: (905) 842-8710
Fax: (905) 844-3699
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Primary Jurisdiction


Arbitration Practice

In practice since 1967.


B.A., 1956, McMaster University; LL.B., 1960, Osgoode Hall.


Counsel, Hoffman Bros., 1966-67; Regional Solicitor, St. Lawrence Seaway Authority, 1964-66; Associate, Harley Sweet Slemin & Wynn, 1960-64.

Standard Fees for Cancellation

No charge if notified before hearing is scheduled; $1,000 if notified one month or less, up to 10 business days before the hearing; $1,500 with 10 business days or less notice; $1,000 on cancellation of expedited arbitration (s.49, OLRA) where date is scheduled less than three weeks prior to hearing.

Lists and Panels

Ontario Ministry of Labour; DeHavilland/C.A.W.; Inco/U.S.W.A.; Ontario Community Colleges/O.P.S.E.U.; Canada Post/C.U.P.W.; SPAR/C.A.W.; Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (Washington); ADMAGM/C.A.W..

Related Adjudication Experience

Vice-Chair, Ontario Labour Relations Board, 1967-70.


National Academy of Arbitrators; Ontario Labour-Management Arbitrators' Association; Canadian Bar Association.

Arbitration Awards on CanLII

For Arbitrator Brown's awards on CanLII, click here. Note: CanLII, the Canadian Legal Information Institute, offers free access to the full text of recent awards by this arbitrator.

Arbitrators are invited to send awards to In an effort to facilitate access to justice, Lancaster House forwards all awards it receives from arbitrators to CanLII.