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Brian Etherington

Brian Etherington

Etherington Arbitration Inc
47 Chillico Drive
Guelph ON  N1K 1Y6
Tel: (519) 36-7105
Fax: (519) 836-4160
Email: betheri@bell.net
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Primary Jurisdiction


Arbitration Practice

In practice since 2000; also active in federal jurisdiction..


B.A.(Hons), 1975, McMaster University; B. Ed., 1978, Queen's University; LL.B, 1982, Queen's University; LL.M, 1986, Yale University.


Professor of Law, University of Windsor Faculty of Law, 1986-present; Sessional Lecturer, York University Osgoode Hall Law School, 1984-85.

Standard Fees for Cancellation

Up to $200 before a hearing is scheduled; $200 file admin. fee one month or more prior to hearing; $500 three weeks or more prior to hearing; $600 two weeks or more prior to hearing; $700 one week or more prior to hearing; $900 less than one week prior to hearing; no charge if date of cancelled hearing is used for another hearing; $400 for s. 49 OLRA.

Lists and Panels

Ontario Ministry of Labour, s. 49 OLRA List; Canada Labour Code List of Approved Arbitrators.

Related Adjudication Experience

Unjust Dismissal Adjudicator & Wage Recovery Appeals Referee appointed by Minister of Labour under Canada Labour Code.


Ontario Labour Management Arbitrators' Association.

Arbitration Awards on CanLII

For Arbitrator Etherington'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

Editor-in-Chief, Canadian Labour and Employment Law Journal; Co-author, "Leading Cases on Labour Arbitration" (2002, looseleaf, Lancaster House); Co-author, Labour Law and Industrial Relations in Canada, 5th ed. (2001, in press, Butterworths); Co-author, Labour and Employment Law: Cases and Materials & Commentary, 6th ed. (1998, published by Queen's IRC Press).

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.