About the Author

H. Reuben Cohen


H. Reuben Cohen is a Canadian businessman, lawyer, and the third Chancellor of Dalhousie University. Born in Moncton, New Brunswick, he received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Dalhousie University in 1942 and a Bachelor of Law degree from the Dalhousie Law School in 1944. He started a law practice in Moncton in 1945 and was created a Queen's Counsel in 1968. He later founded Central Guaranty Trust Corporation and has had numerous business interests. (He was inducted into the Business Hall of Fame in 2004.) He is a lifelong resident of Moncton and has long been active in the community, working in fundraising campaigns for health-care institutions, arts organizations, and the Université de Moncton, where the art gallery bears his name. He published his autobiography, A time to tell: The public life of a private man (Key Porter Books) in 1998. / H. Reuben Cohen est un homme d'affaires et un avocat de renommée qui a agi comme chancelier de la Dalhousie University de 1990 à 1994. M. Reuben a reçu la plus haute distinction de l'Ordre du Canada pour avoir contribué à améliorer la qualité de vie de tous les citoyens et les citoyennes.