Ted Weatherill

200 Rideau Terrance
Suite 708
Ottawa ON  K1M 0Z3
Tel: (613) 569-0404
Fax: (613) 569-5288
Email: ted@weatherillarbitration.ca
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Primary Jurisdiction


Arbitration Practice

In practice since 1968; also active in federal jurisdiction; bilingual. Toronto Area Office: 228 Lakeshore Road East, P.O. Box 249, Oakville, ON, L6J 5A2, phone: 905-842-8710; fax: 905-844-3699.


B.A., Trinity College, University of Toronto, 1954; LL.B., University of Toronto Faculty of Law, 1957 (Dean's Key); LL.M., Harvard Law School, 1958.


Asst. Prof., Osgoode Hall Law School, 1960-63; Asst. Prof., University of Western Ontario Faculty of Law, 1963-64; Professeur a temps partiel, Faculte de Droit, Universite d'Ottawa, 1970-73.

Standard Fees for Cancellation

$500 if notification received more than one month prior to hearing date; $1,500 if notification received less than one month before hearing date; $1000 for section 49 (Ontario) cases.

Lists and Panels

Ontario Ministry of Labour; Collective Agreement Arbitration Bureau

Related Adjudication Experience

Designated mediator/arbitrator between VIA Rail and CAW, 2011-present; Vice-Chair, Ontario Labour Relations Board, 1964-67; Arbitrator, Canadian Railway Office of Arbitration, 1968-83; Grievance Commissioner, Inco Metals and U.S.W.A., 1970-89; Board Member and Adjudicator, Public Service Staff Relations Board, 1970-86; Chairman, Grievance Settlement Board (Ontario), 1980-84; Chairman, Canada Labour Relations Board, 1989-98; ad hoc arbitrator or permanent umpire in numerous industries (transportation, mining, manufacturing, financial; education and government, etc.)


Honorary Fellow, College of Labor & Employment Lawyers; Fellow, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (U.K.); Founding President, Ontario Labour-Management Arbitrators' Association; President, National Academy of Arbitrators, 1995-96.

Arbitration Awards on CanLII

For Arbitrator Weatherill'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

"A Practical Guide to Labour Arbitration Procedure" (1998), Canada Law Book, 2nd ed.

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.