Mark Vernon Barrie Law Student 3

In November, 2015 the Supreme Court of Canada ruled that a section of the Highway 407 Act was unconstitutional.

The 407 Act allowed the 407 ETR Concession Company to suspend the vehicle permits of people with unpaid toll debts, even after they had declared bankruptcy.

The 407 Company appealed to the Supreme Court after the Ontario Court of Appeal struck down the vehicle permit suspension powers in the 407 Act in December, 2013.

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Mark articled with Carroll Heyd Chown LLP and joined the firm as a lawyer following his June, 2014 Call to the Ontario Bar.

While at law school, Mark volunteered with Pro Bono Students Canada, was a peer mentor, won the Harrison Shield moot court competition, and was an integral part of the defensive unit on UNB Law’s 2011 championship intramural flag football team.