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Purdy Crawford, Q.C.

Inducted 1997

"I say that he was an academic in love with business. He loved business principles and how people did business and how they made it work. But he was at heart a real academic."
— John Bragg (2014)

Biography

He spent most of his career as a lawyer and senior partner with Osler, Hoskin and Harcourt, and then as Chairman of Imasco and Canada Trust where he built a reputation as one of Canada’s role models for business executives.

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The Globe and Mail Article - Respected business leader Purdy Crawford dies at 82
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Canadian Lawyer Article - Purdy Crawford: Doing it all
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Financial Post Article - Purdy Crawford, veteran Canadian businessman and Bay Street lawyer, has died
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MLA 8TH EDITION

The Nova Scotia Business Hall of Fame. (October 5, 2021). "Purdy Crawford, Q.C.". Nova Scotia Business Laureates Digital Archive, https://nslaureates.ca/laureates/purdy-crawford-q-c. (Accessed: 2022, September 27)

APA 6TH EDITION

The Nova Scotia Business Hall of Fame. (2021, October 5). "Purdy Crawford, Q.C.". Nova Scotia Business Laureates Digital Archive. Retrieved from: https://nslaureates.ca/laureates/purdy-crawford-q-c.

CHICAGO 17TH EDITION

The Nova Scotia Business Hall of Fame, "Purdy Crawford, Q.C.", Nova Scotia Business Laureates Digital Archive, Last modified: October 5, 2021, (Accessed at: 2022, September 27), https://nslaureates.ca/laureates/purdy-crawford-q-c