Ronald F. MacIsaac Prize

Son of Jack MacIsaac, KC, a distinguished lawyer, and Mary MacIsaac, LLD., a well-known community activist, Ron MacIsaac was born and spent his early years in Prince Albert, Saskatchewan. In 1949, Ron MacIsaac was called as a British Columbia lawyer. He retired from the practice of law on October 31, 2014, shortly after his 89th birthday. Mr MacIsaac tried cases at all levels of court in British Columbia as well as in the federal courts. He has also tried immigration applications in India, Hong Kong, Jamaica, Colombia and other countries. He has been a member of the bars of Alberta and the British Crown Colony of Grand Cayman Island.

Mr MacIsaac was instrumental in the revival of civil juries in British Columbia for injury cases. He has hosted cable television shows in Nanaimo, Victoria and Hawaii, and wrote a newspaper column for several papers in those centres. He was a prolific author of numerous legal articles and four books. A globe trotter, he visited over 100 countries.

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