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Paul Labarge - Canadian Advanced Technology Alliance (CATAAlliance). Ottawa, ON, CA

Paul Labarge

Board Chair, CATAAlliance // Founding Partner | LaBarge Weinstein LLP

Ottawa, ON, CANADA

Paul C. LaBarge, C.M. is a founding partner of LaBarge Weinstein LLP, a corporate law boutique nestled in the nation’s capital since 1997.








Paul C. LaBarge, C.M. is a founding partner of LaBarge Weinstein LLP, a corporate law boutique nestled in the nation’s capital since 1997.

Since inception, LaBarge Weinstein LLP has been a leader in the technology sector, establishing a client-centric firm that provides responsive, creative and effective advice and solutions to clients. Now with offices in Vancouver, Toronto and Ottawa LaBarge Weinstein is a business law firm that helps clients across Canada, from start-up to exit.

As part of his day-to-day practice, Paul focuses on taxation, tax planning and tax litigation. However, through his 40+ year career has built upon his expertise to encompass mergers and acquisitions, cross-boarder financings, dispute resolution and trade law.

Paul is an active member of the technology industry and long-standing member of the Canadian Advanced Technology Alliance (CATA) where he currently sits on the CATAAlliance Innovation Leadership Council (ILC). Paul is also the current Chairman of the University of Ottawa Heart Institute, as well as recent recipient of the Order of Canada.

Industry Expertise (2)

Financial Services

Legal Services

Areas of Expertise (6)



Mergers and Acquisitions



Joint Ventures

Accomplishments (1)

Member of the Order of Canada


Education (2)

York University - Osgoode Hall Law School: Law, LLB 1974

McMaster University: BA, Economics 1971

Affiliations (1)

  • University of Ottawa Heart Institute : Elected Director, Chair of the Board

Selected Media Appearances (5)

Winners of 2019 Ottawa Philanthropy Awards announced at reception hosted by Foundation WCPD

Ottawa Business Journal  


It was Ottawa lawyer Paul LaBarge, chair of the board at the Heart Institute, who helped to put Orban's award in perspective. “Every team needs a spark,” LaBarge told him...

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CATA appoints Suzanne Grant as interim CEO following passing of John Reid

IT World Canada  


“Suzanne is highly regarded by the technology community and has a history of addressing change with high levels of collaboration and consultation.”, said Paul LaBarge, the CATA director and member of the CATA Innovation Council...

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Obituary: Remembering John Reid, a lobbyist with a mission

Ottawa Citizen  


The second bit that kept him going was his enthusiasm for figuring out the world and his place in it. “John was perfectly suited for the tech world because anything new that came by, he’d want to try it,” said Paul LaBarge, a director of CATAAlliance. “He was like a 69-year old kid,” LaBarge added...

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Canadian tech community mourns loss of CATA’s John Reid

Ottawa Business Journal  


“You couldn’t find a guy who was more dedicated to intelligent and honest and persistent advocacy on behalf of the tech sector,” says Paul LaBarge, a partner in the Kanata law firm of LaBarge Weinstein and Reid’s friend for more than a quarter of a century. “He just was relentless in terms of doing what he thought was right.”...

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Cornerstone nears campaign completion for new supportive housing for women in Ottawa

Ottawa Business Journal  


Philanthropist Paul LaBarge, a tax lawyer and partner at LaBarge Weinstein LLP, co-hosted the event with Joanne Livingston and Alan MacDonald, who are vice presidents and portfolio managers together at RBC Wealth Management...

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