Christopher Boychuk’s general civil litigation practice is focussed on professional regulation, health law, construction and employment law.  He has successfully represented clients in all levels of court within Saskatchewan.  Christopher has experience appearing before numerous administrative tribunals including the Practitioner Appeals Tribunal.  He has served as a member of the CPP/OAS Review Tribunal and has been appointed to sit on arbitration panels with respect to both employment and commercial disputes.  He also acted as Assistant Commissioner to Council to the North Battleford water inquiry. 

Bar Admission

  • Saskatchewan, 1987

Education

  • Bachelor of Laws, University of Saskatchewan, 1986
  • Bachelor of Science (Adv), University of Saskatchewan, 1982

Community Involvement

  • Catholic Health Association of Saskatchewan
    • Director, 2006-2014
    • President, 2011-2013
  • Catholic Health Ministry of Saskatchewan, Director
  • St. Paul’s Hospital Foundation
    • Board Chair, 2017
    • Director
  • 2013 Memorial Cup Team Host Committee

Awards & Recognition

  • "Best Lawyers in Canada"
    • "Lawyer of the Year", Construction Law (Saskatoon), 2017, 2019
    • Administrative and Public Law, 2015-present
    • Construction Law, 2015-present
  • Appointed Queen's Counsel, 2010

Memberships & Associations

  • Canadian Bar Association
    • Past Chair and Member, Joint CBA/Law Society No-Fault Committee, 1998-2010
    • Past Chair, Health Law Section, 1999-2001
    • Past Member, Provincial Council
  • Law Society of Saskatchewan
  • Saskatoon Bar Association

Duty to Accomodate, Lorman Education Services, 2014

Expedited Procedure under the Queen’s Bench Rules, SKLESI, 2013

Discipline under the Saskatchewan Police Act – Saskatchewan Federation of Police Officers, 2013

Legal Obligations of Health Care Professionals, Prairies HIV Conference, 2013

Practice Tips for Counsel to Discipline Committee, SKLESI, 2011

Advance Care Directives/Committal under The Mental Health Services Act, SKLESI, 2010

Queen's Bench Rule Changes Expedited Trials, Saskatchewan Trial Lawyers Association, 2011

Constructive Dismissal, Punitive / Aggravated Damages, Lorman Educational Services, 2010

Practice and Procedure before Canadian Pension Plan Review Tribunals, Saskatchewan Trial Lawyers Conference, 2007

Implementation of North Battleford Water Inquiry Recommendations, Saskatchewan Legal Education Society Inc., 2006

Perspectives on the Investigation of Debtor Misconduct, Canadian Association of Insolvency and Restructuring Professionals, 2006

Practice Procedures before Commissions of Inquiry, Canadian Bar Association, 2004

Risk Management in the Health Care Sector, Saskatchewan Department of Health, 2004

Consent to Medical Treatment, Canadian Bar Association Mid-winter Meeting, 2003