Ian Mackenzie

Ian Mackenzie

Suite 606
99-1500 Bank Street
Ottawa ON  K1H 1B8
Tel: (613) 296-6330
Email: ian.mackenzie@bell.net
Website: www.mackenziedrs.ca
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Primary Jurisdiction


Arbitration Practice

In practice since 2002; also active in federal jurisdiction.


B.A. (hons), Carleton University, 1984; M.A., Carleton University, 1987; LL.B., 1990, University of Windsor.

Standard Fees for Cancellation

If notification received two weeks or more prior to hearing date, no charge; if notification received less than two weeks but more than two business days prior to hearing date, $1,200; if notification received two business days or less prior to hearing date, $1,500; if date of cancelled hearing is used for another arbitration hearing, no charge.

Lists and Panels

Yukon Public Service Labour Relations Board; Yukon Teachers Labour Relations Board; Canada Labour Code, grievance arbitration, unjust dismissal adjudication, wage recovery referee; adjudicator under the Wage Earner Protection Program Act; Ontario Police Arbitration Commission, appointed to Register of Arbitrators.

Related Adjudication Experience

Part-time Vice-Chair, Workplace Safety and Insurance Appeals Tribunal; Part-time Board Member, Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario, 2012-2016; Former Vice-Chair, Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario, 2011-2012; Former Vice-Chair, Public Service Labour Relations Board, 2005-2011; Former member, Public Service Staff Relations Board, 2002-2005.


Ontario Labour Management Arbitrators Association; Ontario Bar Association.

Arbitration Awards on CanLII

For Arbitrator Mackenzie'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

"Union Rights and Responsibilities", chapter in Palmer and Snyder, Collective Agreement Arbitration in Canada, fifth edition, 2013.

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.