“The importance of wilderness to the health of our community and the maintenance of Canadian culture, is why I feel that it is critical we should give to, and support regional parks.”
Kevin O’Callaghan is a partner at the law firm Fasken Martineau and the chair of the Aboriginal Law Practice Group. He is also a founding member of the firm’s Corporate Social Responsibility Practice Group. He conducts a litigation practice that involves complex commercial litigation that focuses mainly on aboriginal, regulatory and environmental issues.
Kevin attended Queens University and attained his Bachelor of Arts degree in 1994 and then went on to the University of Western Ontario and attained an LL.B in 1999. He was called to the Bar in British Columbia in 2000.
His experience stretches throughout Western Canada, and north to the Northwest Territories. Kevin has appeared before courts in BC, Alberta, and the NWT, as well as the Supreme Court of Canada.
Kevin provides ongoing advice to resource companies on obligations to First Nations and agreements with First Nations. He has also advised clients on a myriad of environmental matters including cost recovery actions, environmental assessment, off-site migration, ground water contamination, and regulatory offences.
Kevin lives in North Vancouver with his wife and three children. Kevin and his family spend as much of their free time in the outdoors as possible – much of it running and walking in Capilano River Regional Park.