Gregory Kane

Board Member

Q: Why do you volunteer on the Board of the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute?
A: The Ottawa Hospital is the central and most important institution in our community. The world-class research being done at the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute is a vital enhancement to patient care and treatment in Ottawa and around the world. We need to do all we can to support and recognize the dedication and accomplishments of our remarkable researchers.

Greg Kane is a Senior Counsel with Dentons Canada LLP practising Regulatory/Administrative Law before government departments and agencies, including the CRTC, the Copyright Board, Innovation, Science and Technology Canada, Canadian Heritage, and the Lobbying and Conflict of Interest and Ethics Commissioners. He has also appeared before the Federal Court of Canada and the Supreme Court of Canada in judicial proceedings to review department and agency decisions. Throughout his legal career, Mr. Kane has been actively involved in a volunteer capacity in organizations relating to health, education, international development and the arts.


  • Numerous peer review recognitions including Best Lawyers in Canada, Ottawa Communications Law "Lawyer of the Year", The Legal 500 Canada, Chambers Global and Who’s Who Legal
  • Order of Ottawa (2014)
  • The Sovereign’s Medal for Volunteers (2014)
  • The Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal (2012)
  • University of Ottawa Faculty of Common Law Honour Society (2009)
  • Queen’s Counsel (1992)

Community Involvement and Pro Bono

  • Board member Ottawa Hospital Research Institute
  • Past Chair and member of the Ottawa Hospital Foundation Board and Co-Chair of the Tender Loving Research Campaign
  • Board Member/Director of the Council for Canadian-American Relations, the Governor General's Performing Arts Awards Gala, Canadian Friends of Dulwich Gallery and National Music Centre
  • Advisory Board of Level (originally Canadian Lawyers Abroad) and Natasha’s Wood Foundation
  • Past Board Member of the Canadian Organization for Development through Education, the Glenbow Museum, the National Arts Centre Gala for the Youth and Education Trust Fund and the Ottawa Ballet
  • Previous Campaign Team Member for the Ottawa Hospital Legacy Campaign, the 20/20 Ottawa Hospital Cancer Centre and the Faculty of Common Law, University of Ottawa