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Daniel Ish, Q.C.

Saskatoon SK  
Tel: (306) 230-3980
Fax: (306) 343-0746
Email: dan.ish@usask.ca

Primary Jurisdiction


Arbitration Practice

In practice since 1979.


B.A., LL.B., 1970, University of Saskatchewan; LL.M., 1974, Osgoode Hall Law School.


Barrister and Solicitor, Alberta and Saskatchewan; Law Professor, University of Saskatchewan, 1975-2010; Professor Emeritus, 2010-present; Acting Dean of Law, University of Saskatchewan, 1996-97, 2002-2004; Fulbright Fellow, Stanford University, 1995-96; Dean of Law, University of Saskatchewan, 1982-88; Law Professor, McGill University, 1972-75; Professor Emeritus; Officer of the Order of Canada 2013.

Standard Fees for Cancellation

If notification is received up to 45 days prior to scheduled hearing, $500 per scheduled day; If notification is received between 8-45 days prior to scheduled hearing, $1,000 per scheduled day; If notification is received less than 7 days prior to scheduled hearing, $1,500 per scheduled day.

Related Adjudication Experience

Chair, University of Calgary Dismissal Hearing Committee, 1997-1999; Chair, Human Rights Tribunal (Saskatchewan), 1993; Canadian Association of University Teachers Board of Inquiry; Education Act Board of Reference; Saskatchewan Treaty Land Entitlement Arbitration Board; Chief Adjudicator, Indian Residential Schools Settlement Agreement 2007-2013; Public Member, Investment Industry Organization of Canada; Public Member, Mutual Fund Dealers Association; Chair, Prairie Counsel, Canadian Broadcast Standards Council.

Arbitration Awards on CanLII

For Arbitrator Ish'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

"Absenteeism and Employer Promulgated Attendance Programs", Labour Arbitration Yearbook (Toronto: Lancaster House, 1994); "Alternative and Hybrid Processes for Resolving Grievances," Arbitration and the Changing World of Work (Washington: BNA Books, 1994); "Legal Developments Affecting Labour Arbitration in Western Canada in 1993", Report to National Academy of Arbitrators Newsletter 1994.

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.