Canadian Association of Insolvency and Restructuring Professionals

2021 ARIL Virtual Conference

February 26, 2021

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The ARIL Society is pleased to present the 2021 ARIL Conference on Friday, February 26, 2021 as a streamlined virtual event.

Date & Time:
Friday, February 26, 2021
11:00am – 6:00pm eastern
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The ARIL Podcast Program will be presented to all attendees on a rolling basis.

Conference Fee (including podcast access):
General Registrant: $300 + tax
Judges, Academics, Articling Students, CQP Students: $100 + tax*
No refunds, substitutions only.


Natalie Alfano, Director of Professional Development, CAIRP

Brigitte Michaud, Event Assistant, CAIRP


CAIRP members who attend the conference will receive a total of 6 hours of MPD – type 1.

British Columbia: The Law Society of British Columbia has approved 7 hours of CPD for the ARIL Conference, as well as 4 hours of CPD for the ARIL Podcast Program.

New Brunswick: The Law Society of New Brunswick has approved 5.5 hours of CPD for the ARIL Conference.

Ontario: The Law Society of Ontario has approved 1 hour of Professionalism, 40 minutes of Professionalism EDI, and 6 hours of Substantive CPD credit for a total of 7 hours and 40 minutes. 

Quebec: The Barreau du Quebec approved 7.75 hours of CPD for the conference including the ARIL Podcast program.


Thank you to our Sponsors:

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Publication Sponsor

 The Honourable Donald Brenner Memorial Keynote



Conference Co-Chairs :

Kelly J. Bourassa, Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP, Calgary, IIC
Edward A. Sellers, Black Swan Advisors Inc, Toronto, FIIC
Justice Darrell J. Stephenson, Court of Queen’s Bench of New Brunswick

Mr. Justice Blair Nixon, Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench
Professor Jill Corraini, Business Law Camosun College, Victoria

2021 Conference Planning Committee

Kelly J. Bourassa, Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
Milly Chow, Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
Michelle Grant, PwC
Guylaine Houle, Pierre Roy & Associés Inc.
Tevia Jeffries, Dentons Canada LLP
Natasha MacParland, Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP
Edward A. Sellers, Black Swan Advisors Inc.
Justice Darrell J. Stephenson, New Brunswick Court of Queen’s Bench

Thank you to all of the attendees, authors, speakers and sponsors for your continued dedication and support of the ARIL conference. Special thank you to the Co-Editors, ARIL Society Board of Directors and the Editorial Advisory Board for all your efforts. We hope to see everyone next year!

* Articling students must be studying full time (i.e. not working full time) in order to be eligible for the articling registration fee. CQP students must be enrolled in the CIRP Qualification Program at the time of event registration. PCIC/IA students must register as a General Registrant. Academics must be currently employed in a teaching/academic role at a university or college in order to be eligible for the academic registration fee.