Professor Pierre Verge was awarded the Bora Laskin Award recognizing distinguished contributions to Canadian labour law in 2004. Professor Verge is Professor Emeritus at the Faculty of Law, University of Laval, where he continues his research interest in international labour law. He is currently a member of the Centre de recherche interuniversitaire sur la mondialisation et le travail (CRIMT), a research network funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada and the Fonds québécois de la recherche sur la société et la culture. Professor Verge studied at the University of Toronto (LL.M.) and Laval (LL.D), and was called to the Bar in Quebec in 1961. He was Dean of the Faculty of Law at Laval from 1973 to 1977, President of the Canadian Association of Law Professors, and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada since 1986. Recent publications: P. Verge (avec la collaboration de S. Dufour), Configuration diversifiée de l’entreprise et droit du travail, Québec, P.U.L., 2003. P. Verge, Présentation analytique de l’Accord Nord-Américain de Coopération dans le domaine du travail (ANACT), Lima, BIT, 2002. G. Murray et P. Verge, La représentation syndicale : visage juridique actuel et futur, Ste-Foy, P.U.L., 1999.