About Bruyère

Sylvie Lalonde

Sylvie LalondeSylvie Lalonde joined the Bruyère Board of Directors in September 2016 and is a member of the Governance and Nominating Committee.


Sylvie is a corporate commercial lawyer who focuses her practice in the not-for-profit and charity sectors. She recently joined Drache Aptowitzer LLP, a small local firm recognized as one of Canada’s foremost experts in the law related to charities and non-profit organizations. There, she advises clients on a wide range of issues, including corporate governance, restructurings, transactions, incorporations, and negotiation and drafting of commercial agreements. Prior to joining Drache Aptowitzer LLP, Sylvie spent over fifteen years practicing law at a large national law firm where she acted as counsel for various local hospitals and hospital foundations in connection with corporate matters, including amalgamations, integrations, contract review and by-law drafting. Sylvie was selected by her peers for inclusion in the 2016 and 2015 editions of The Best Lawyers in Canada® in the specialty of health care law.

Sylvie’s past board experience includes chairing the board of Les services à l’enfance grandir ensemble and serving on the boards of The OutCare Foundation and Ryan’s Well Foundation.


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