Brian Thiessen has been selected as the new Chair of the Calgary Police Commission. The decision was made at the Calgary Police Commission’s annual organizational meeting on November 29, 2016.
Brian is a lawyer and a partner at Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP. His practice focuses on employment and labour issues, including employment arrangements, workplace investigations, privacy law matters, employment disputes, and human rights complaints.
He is among Canada’s top business lawyers and has received numerous recognitions including Chambers Canada: Canada’s Leading Lawyers for Business 2016, and the Best Lawyers in Canada from 2011 to 2016.
Brian is also a dedicated volunteer, most recently receiving the Debra Dean Award for outstanding contribution for his work with the Board of Directors of Ronald McDonald House Southern Alberta.