Michel William Drapeau, University of Ottawa

Adjunct Professor Law Ottawa, Ontario mdrapeau@mdlo.ca

Bio/Research

Michel William Drapeau was born and raised in Sillery, Québec. Prior to joining the legal profession, Professor Drapeau served 34 years in the Canadian military, retiring in 1993 as Director, National Defence Headquarters Secretariat as well as Secretary, Armed Forces Council. He graduated from ...

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Bio/Research

Michel William Drapeau was born and raised in Sillery, Québec. Prior to joining the legal profession, Professor Drapeau served 34 years in the Canadian military, retiring in 1993 as Director, National Defence Headquarters Secretariat as well as Secretary, Armed Forces Council. He graduated from the civil law program in 2009 and the common law program in 2000. He clerked at the Federal Court of Appeal of Canada under the supervision of the Honorable Gilles Létourneau. He was called to the Bar of Ontario in 2002.

Professor Drapeau is currently in the private practice of law in all areas of administrative law, in particular, military law, access to information and privacy law, human rights law, employment law (grievances, workplace harassment) as well as civil litigation. (www.mdlo.ca) He has appeared before the Federal Court of Appeal, the Court Martial Appeal Court of Canada, the Federal Court of Canada, the Ontario Superior Court and a host of administrative tribunals. He is a member, of the International Society for Military Law and the Law of War. He served on the Board of Governors, Collège militaire royal (Saint-Jean, Québec) from 2007 to 2012.

Professor Drapeau lectures on Access To Information And Privacy Law (Common Law Section (French)) and Canadian Military Law (Common Law Section (English) at the Faculty of Law at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Professor Drapeau also lectures on public law before several audiences, including members of the Manitoba Bar, members of the Ontario Bar and members of the Quebec Bar and to journalism students at Cité Collégiale, Ottawa, Ontario.


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