Ian Hunter

33 Warbler Heights
St. Thomas ON  N5R 6J5
Tel: (519) 637-7688
Fax: (519) 637-7935
Email: iahunter@sympatico.ca

Primary Jurisdiction


Arbitration Practice

In practice since 1979; also active in Prince Edward Island.


B.A., 1966, LL.B., 1969, University of Toronto.


President, Hunter Arbitration Services Limited; Professor Emeritus (1997-present); Professor (1978-1996); Associate Professor (1974-1978), Faculty of Law, University of Western Ontario; Assistant Professor (1970-1964), Department of Law, Carleton University; Part-time Assistant Crown Attorney, (1980-present); Bi-National Panel, Canada-U.S. Free Trade Agreement (1993-present); General Counsel, International Commission of Jurists Inquiry into the 1932-1933 Famine in Ukraine (1988-1990).

Standard Fees for Cancellation

$500 one month or more prior to hearing; $600 three to four weeks prior to hearing; $800 two to three weeks prior to hearing; $900 one to two weeks prior to hearing; $1,000 less than one week prior to hearing.

Lists and Panels

Ontario Ministry of Labour; Prince Edward Island Ministry of Labour; Community Colleges (expedited arbitration); Labour Canada; Ontario Ministry of Agriculture Arbitrator's Panel; Hospital Labour Disputes Arbitration Act Panel; Ontario Police Commission Panel; Fire Departments' Act Panel.

Related Adjudication Experience

Adjudicator, Ontario Education Relations Commission; Panelist, North American Free Trade Agreement, Adjudicator, Canada Labour Code; Referee, Ontario Employment Standards Act.


Society of Public Teachers of Law.

Arbitration Awards on CanLII

For Arbitrator Hunter'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.

Related Publications

"Individual and Collective Rights in Canadian Labour Law", Manitoba Law Journal 22 (1993); "Legal Rights, The Charter, and the Ontario Human Rights Code", The Advocates Quarterly 6 (1985); "Liberty and Equality: A Tale of Two Codes", McGill Law Journal 29 (1983); "Anti-Discrimination Legislation in Great Britain and Ontario", University of Western Ontario Law Review 18 (1980).

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