Upcoming and Past Events and Public EngagementsMay 11,2013 Presentation of transfer pricing paper at Workshop in Honour of Neil Brooks, Toronto
May 29, 2013 Instructor at Canadian Bar Association 2013 Tax Law Course for Lawyers, Niagara-on-the-Lake
April 28, 2013 Big Sur International Marathon 2013
February 7, 2013 Speaker, Tax Session, Institute 2013 - Ontario Bar Association
February 17, 2013 Winterman Half Marathon, Ottawa
October 7, 2012 Fall Colours Half Marathon
August 26, 2012 Share the Road Ride in Ottawa
July 21, 2012 GranFondo Ottawa
June 14, 2012 Osgoode Hall Law School Convocation 2012, York University, Toronto for PhD degree in taxation law
June 23, 2012 Perth Kilt Run
May 2012 CD-ROM release of Tax Court Practice - Carswell
May 27, 2012 Half-Marathon at Ottawa Race Weekend
May 30, 2012 Instructor for Canadian Bar Association, 2012 Tax Law for Lawyers Course, Niagara-on-the-Lake
April 2, 2012 Oral defense of PhD dissertation, Osgoode Hall Law School
March 6, 2012 Speaker at Infonex Annual Transfer Pricing Conference, Toronto
February 8, 2012 Panelist for Discussion on Ethics and Professional Conduct, CTF Young Practitioner's Luncheon, Toronto
January 12, 2012 Current cases presentation at KPMG Tax Directors Series, Ottawa
November 6, 2011 The ING New York City Marathon
October 2, 2011 Prince Edward County Half Marathon
October 13, 2011 Induction as Fellow of Litigation Counsel of America, Boston www.trialcounsel.org
September 9 - 11, 2011 Red Rock Relay, Utah
September 15, 2011 Guest Lecture on Transfer Pricing, Osgoode Hall Law School, York U, Toronto
August 1 - 3, 2011 Canadian Death Race, Grande Cache, AB
June 1, 2011 Instructor for Canadian Bar Association Tax Law for Lawyers Course at the 2011 CBA Tax Law for Lawyers Conference, Niagara Falls
June 9 - 10, 2011 Tax Policy Symposium, Toronto
June 11 - 12, 2011 Rideau Lakes Cycle Tour
March 30, 2011 Speaker at OBA Tax Litigation Essentials program, Toronto
February 18, 2011 Speaker at The Canadian Institute Transfer Pricing Conference, Toronto
October 31, 2010 Athens Classic Marathon, 2500th Anniversary
September 19, 2010 Canada Army Run, Ottawa
June 2, 2010 Instructor for CBA Tax Law Course, Niagara-on-the-Lake
June 5 - 6, 2010 Rideau Lakes Tour with the Ottawa Bicycle Club
June 16, 2010 Instructor for CRA Transfer Pricing Course, Toronto
May 30, 2010 Ottawa half marathon at Ottawa Race Weekend
March 25 - 27, 2010 ABA Tech Show, Chicago
February 24, 2010 Instructor for CRA Transfer Pricing Course, Ottawa
January 27, 2010 Instructor for CRA Transfer Pricing Course, Toronto
November 28, 2009 The Northern Central Trail Marathon - Sparks, Maryland
October 11, 2009 BMO Okanagan Marathon 2009 Kelowna, BC - Running Room Online Event
August 13 - 18, 2009 CBA Canadian Legal Conference 2009 - Dublin, Ireland
July 4, 2009 Meech Lake Triathlon
July 29, 2009 L.Alpe D.Huez Triathlon - Triathlon Cyrille Neveu - Vaujany - Alpe d'Huez - EDF
June 15, 2009 Speaker at CTF Program on Pre-Trial Conferences, Toronto (CTF)
May 27, 2009 Tax litigation instructor, Canadian Bar Association, Niagara-on-the-Lake - 2009 Tax Law for Lawyers
April 4, 2009 The Gondoliers and group dinner - www.savoysociety.org
November 22, 2008 Co-sponsor of Welcome Winter reading and concert, Glebe St. James United Church, 650 Lyon Street South, Ottawa on Saturday, November 22nd in support of HIPPY CANADA
October 12, 2008 Royal Victoria Marathon, Victoria
October 15, 2008 Presentation to STEP on rectification applications, Ottawa
October 22, 2008 Faculty for Canada Revenue Agency Transfer Pricing Course, Halifax
September 2008 Commence PhD taxation law program at Osgoode Hall Law School, Toronto
September 10, 2008 Faculty for Canada Revenue Agency Transfer Pricing Course, Toronto
September 12 - 13, 2008 Captain of Lickety Splits, Reach the Beach Relay, New Hampshire
August 16, 2008 Riding Mountain Triathlon, Clear Lake
June 4, 2008 Faculty for Canada Revenue Agency Transfer Pricing Course, Calgary
May 25, 2008 National Capital Marathon, Ottawa
May 28, 2008 Tax litigation instructor, Canadian Bar Association, Niagara-on-the-Lake.
April 2, 2008 Faculty for Canada Revenue Agency Transfer Pricing Course, Montreal
April 5, 2008 Annual dinner before Pirates of Penzance - The Savoy Society of Ottawa
April 30, 2008 Faculty for Canada Revenue Agency Transfer Pricing Course, Vancouver
February. 29 - March. 2, 2008 Annual Harris Lodge Weekend,
Mont. Ste. Marie
January 8, 2008 Presentation at KPMG, Ottawa
November 7, 2007 Presentation re Transfer Pricing for PWC, Markham.
November 19, 2007 Co-sponsor of 12th annual United Way Concert, Ottawa.
October 17, 2007 Speaker at CRA instructors' conference, Ottawa.
October 21, 2007 Convocation Ceremony, LLM specializing in Taxation law, Toronto.
September 17, 2007 Presentation on Role of Attorney General, Faculty of Law, University of Ottawa.
September 28 - 29, 2007 Thirty Year Law Class Reunion, Winnipeg.
August 2007 Ironman Canada
June 2 - 3, 2007 Captain of Lickety Splits relay team in Green Mountain Relay
May 30, 2007 Tax Litigation lecturer and panelist on Practice Issues at CBA Tax Law Course for Lawyers at Niagara-on-the-Lake - CBA website
March 7, 2007 Presentation re transfer pricing for Canada Revenue Agency in Toronto
March 30, 2007 Organization of annual dinner before Savoy Society production of Iolanthe - The Savoy Society of Ottawa
February 16 - 18, 2007 Organization of annual Harris Lodge weekend at Mont Ste. Marie
January 18 - 20, 2007 Attendance at International Tax LLM Course at York University
December 10, 2006 The Honolulu Marathon
November 7, 2006 Speaker on Tax Court of Canada at Insight Conference Civil Litigation and Administrative Law Forum in Ottawa
November 26, 2006 Bangkok Marathon
September 18, 2006 Lecturer on the Role of the Attorney General vs. the Minister of Justice at Faculty of Law, University of Ottawa
September 21 - 23, 2006 Attendance at International Tax Policy Course at York University
August 25 - 26, 2006 Captain of Lickety Splits relay team in Hood to Coast Relay
July 19 - 22, 2006 Attendance at Advanced Corporations LLM Tax Course at York University
June 7, 2006 Tax Litigation lecturer and panelist on Practice Issues at CBA Tax Law Course for Lawyers at Niagara-on-the-Lake.
May 5, 2006 Speaker on General Anti-Avoidance Rule at
12th East Region Solicitors Conference 2006, Château Montebello, Québec
May 10, 2006 Speaker on Foreign-based requirements and Transfer Pricing at ieCanada Conference in Toronto, Ontario. For more information, please see the iecanada website
May 11 - 13, 2006 Attendance at Partnerships and Alternative Vehicles LLM Tax Course at York University
May 18, 2006 Speaker on Objections and Appeals for Canadian Tax Foundation breakfast meeting at Sheraton Centre in Ottawa, Ontario. For more information, visit the CTF website.
March 20 - 22, 2006 Attendance at Trusts and Estates LLM Tax Course at York University
February 16, 2006 Speaker on Tax Issues for Businesses at Chamber of Commerce breakfast in Ottawa.
December 13, 2005 Speaker on Tax Shelters: Latest Issues of Valuation, Legislation and Case Law at LexisNexis Tax Summit Conference in Toronto.
November 15, 2005 Co-sponsor of 10th Annual United Way Concert with Hopewell School
November 16, 2005 Tax Law Presentation to Society of Estate and Trust Practioners in Ottawa
September 27 - October 1, 2005 Attendance at Tax LLM Program at York University in Toronto
August 3, 2005 Tax law lecturer for Law Society Bar Admission Course in Ottawa
August 19 - 20, 2005 Running in Wild West Relay with Lickety Splits in Colorado.
July 14 - 18, 2005 Attendances as tax seminar leader and tax lecturer for business law section of Law Society Bar Admission Course in Ottawa.
May 17, 2005 Transfer pricing conference speaker in Toronto for Importers and Exporters Association of Canada
May 29 - June 3, 2005 Attendance as instructor at CBA "Tax Law Course for Lawyers" in Niagara-on-the-Lake.
For more information, please see the online brochure.
April 13, 2005 Robert McMechan wrote a letter to editor about running. It was published in Ottawa Citizen.
February 9, 2005 Tutoring tax law for Law Society Bar Admission Course in Ottawa
January 13 - 15, 2005 Attendance at York University (Osgoode) for course "Taxation of Financial Instruments" in Toronto
January 19, 2005 Attendance at Tax Law Update by Edward Jones in Ottawa
December 27, 2004 Carswell issues Release 2004-2 as update to Tax Court Practice (McMechan and Bourgard).
Week long course on statutory interpretation to be taught for Canada Revenue Agency by Robert McMechan.
November 9, 2004 One half day seminar presentation by Robert McMechan to Tax Court of Canada for National Judicial Institute in Ottawa.
November 24, 2004 9th Annual United Way Concert and Silent Auction to be held at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, November 18, 2004 at Hopewell School, 17 Hopewell Avenue, sponsored by Hopewell School and Taxassistance.ca. Featured performers are Hopewell Honour and Stage Bands, directed by Allison Woyiwada, Hopewell Junior Choir, directed by Merri Legris, and Ottawa's own Blues Lady Maria Hawkins, Blues Lady.
Silent auction items donated by Bank Street merchants and Hopewell parents.
October 5, 2004 The Ottawa Estate Planning Council is holding a dinner meeting at the Rideau Club on October 5th beginning at 5:30 p.m.
Mr. McMechan will speak at the meeting on the topic "Tax Issues in Estates Which Have Gone to Court".
October 28, 2004 Attendance at the book launching of tax law publication "Advocacy & Taxation in Canada". Robert McMechan contributed a chapter on "Litigation of Transfer Pricing Cases".
September 26 - 28, 2004 Canadian Tax Foundation
Annual Conference, Toronto. Robert McMechan will attend as a speaker on tax litigation topics. For more information, see the Canadian Tax Foundation site.
May 30 - June 4, 2004 Tax Law for Lawyers
Queen's Landing Inn,
Presented by the National Tax Law Section and the Continuing Legal Education Committee of the CBA.
Robert McMechan will attend as a lecturer and panelist on tax litigation topics.
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