Brian Bruce

Brian Bruce

980 Clements Drive
Fredericton NB  E3G 7K9
Tel: (506) 443-9103
Fax: (506) 458-9093

Primary Jurisdiction

New Brunswick

Arbitration Practice

In practice since 1979; also active in Prince Edward Island, Nova Scotia, Ontario and Newfoundland.


B.A. (Hons.), 1966, Mount Allison University; LL.B., 1969, Dalhousie University; LL.M., 1970, University of London.


Professor of Law, University of New Brunswick, 1976-present (half-time since 1992); Federal Department of Justice, Privy Council, Department of External Affairs, 1971-76.

Standard Fees for Cancellation

$300 one month or more prior to hearing; $600 two weeks to one month prior to hearing; $800 one to two weeks prior to hearing; $1,000 less than one week prior to hearing; $300 if date of hearing is used for another hearing.

Lists and Panels

Province of New Brunswick Expedited Arbitration Roster; Vice-Chair, New Brunswick Labour and Employment Board; Nova Scotia Department of Labour and Workforce Development Minister’s List of Arbitrators; Province of Prince Edward Island Arbitration and Mediation list; Labour Canada; Memorial University of Newfoundland/Faculty Association; The Food Group/R.W.D.S.U., Local 1065; Saint John News/R.W.D.S.U.; Purolator/Teamsters; P.E.I. Workforce Adjustment Protocol Agreement; City of Bathurst/C.U.P.E. Local 550; Consumers Glass/Aluminum Brick and Glass Workers, Local 256; Mount Allison University/Faculty Association; Co-op Atlantic/U.F.C.W., Local 1288P; City of Charlottetown/CUPE (Transitional Agreement).

Related Adjudication Experience

Chair, New Brunswick Public Service Labour Relations Board, 1994; Board of Inquiry under New Brunswick Human Rights Act, 1989-93; Compensation Program for Victims of Sexual Abuse (N.B.); Nova Scotia Department of Labour and Workforce Development Minister’s List of Arbitrators.


National Academy of Arbitrators; Atlantic Labour Arbitrators Association.

Related Publications

"Work, Unemployment and Justice" (Canadian Institute for the Administration of Justice Conference Proceedings) Co-editor.

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.