René J. Basque, Q.C. – Partner

He holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree (1980) and a Bachelor of Law degree (1988), both from the Université de Moncton.

A well-known community builder, he has served as chair of the board of directors of the Boys and Girls Club of Moncton and national vice-chair of the Boys and Girls Clubs of Canada. For his dedication and longtime work for the organization, he was honoured with the Silver Keystone Award, given to an individual, corporate body or group, for outstanding and extraordinary service to a Boys and Girls Club at the local, regional or national level.

He has served as president of Downtown Moncton Centre-Ville Inc. (DMCI), as well as having served as a member of the board of directors of the Greater Moncton Chamber of Commerce.

In 2012, he received the Queen’s Jubilee medal for his volunteer work.

In 2013, he was appointed Queen’s Counsel by the Attorney General for the Province of New Brunswick.

René lives in Riverview and is married with two daughters.