David Murray

P.O. Box 1795, 412 Johnson St.
Niagara-on-the-Lake ON  L0S 1J0
Tel: (905) 468-8258
Fax: (905) 468-9741
Email: davidmtor@hotmail.com

Primary Jurisdiction


Arbitration Practice

In practice since 1992; also active in federal jurisdiction.


B.A.(Hons.), 1963, University of Wales; M.A., 1964, University of Manitoba; D.P.A., 1981, University of Western Ontario.


Director of Labour Relations, Ontario Nurses' Association, 1983-85; Director of Human Resources, City of Burlington, 1974-83; Manager, Employee Relations, University of Guelph, 1971-74.

Standard Fees for Cancellation

2.1 Where hearing is cancelled or case settles without my involvement on day of hearing $2250.00 (max.); 2.2 Where notice of cancellation is received the day before the scheduled hearing day $1800.00 (max.); 2.3 Where notice of cancellation is received between two (2) and fourteen (14) days of hearing $1200.00 (max.); 2.4 Where notice of cancellation is received between fifteen (15) and thirty (30) days of hearing $900.00 (max.); 2.5 Where notice of cancellation is received more than thirty (30) days before hearing or before hearing is scheduled $500.00 (max.); 3. Travel time: No charge, day of hearing; $150/hr to a maximum of $600 each way for day before/after hearing.

Lists and Panels

Ontario Ministry of Labour; Labour Canada; Battle Mountain Ltd/USWA 9364; Dominion Castings/USWA 9392; Equine Forgings/USWA 5049.

Related Adjudication Experience

Mediator under Courts of Justice Act (Ontario), Attorney-General of Ontario, Toronto District, 1999-current.

Related Publications

Workplace Trends; The Technologist; Final Offer Selection Options; Canadian Personnel & Industrial Relations Journal; The Globe & Mail: Trial of the Kingston Thirteen.

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.