Nelson Roland

1207 Riverbank Way
2220 - 12th Avenue, P.O.Box 1037
Oakville ON  L6H 6X4
Tel: (905) 257-5963
Alternate Tel: (416) 418-1780
Fax: (905) 257-5242
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Primary Jurisdiction


Arbitration Practice

In practice since 2009.


Ph.D., 1983, University of Toronto; LL.B., 1982, University of Toronto; M.A., 1974, University of Toronto; B.A., 1973, University of Toronto.


Associate, then Partner, Cornish Roland (1984-1992). Barrister & Solicitor in private practice since 1984. General Counsel for the Communications Workers of America in Canada since 1992. Sole Practitioner, 1992-2009. Arbitrator/Mediator, February 2009 to present.

Standard Fees for Cancellation

Notification received at least one month prior: $508
Notification received between one month and two weeks prior: $1,129
Notification received between two weeks and day before hearing: $1,750
Notification received before a hearing is scheduled: $496
Date of cancelled hearing is used for another hearing: $508

Lists and Panels

Ontario Minister's list of approved arbitrators (s.49/48), Toronto Transit Commission/Amalgamated Transit Union.

Related Adjudication Experience

Sidesperson on Rights Arbitration Panel.


Ontario Labour-Management Arbitrators' Association.

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.