C. Fred Blair

Part-Time Member

Picture of Part-Time Member, C. Fred BlairFred Blair was appointed as a part-time Member of the Board on September 15, 2006.

Mr. Blair was reappointed as a part-time member to the Board for an additional term of three years effective September 15, 2009.

Mr. Blair is a native of Ottawa. He holds degrees in engineering (Queen's University, 1963) and law (University of Ottawa, 1968).

Mr. Blair was called to the Bar of Ontario in 1970. After practicing law in Ottawa, he enrolled in the office of the Judge Advocate General of the Canadian Forces (CF) in 1972, and served in positions of increasing rank and responsibility until 1999. His service included tours of duty as Senior Legal Adviser for the CF in Europe, and as legal adviser to the Commander of the NATO Stabilization Force in Bosnia.

After his release from the CF, Mr. Blair continued in law as in-house counsel to a publicly-traded company, and then as part-time outside enforcement counsel to the Investment Dealers Association of Canada.

A resident of Wooler, Ontario, he is active in the community as a member of the Board of Directors of the CFB Trenton Military Family Resource Center, and as a member of the Protective Services Committee for the City of Quinte West, Ontario.