COMMEMORATING THE PASSING OF 2041 GROUP CO-FOUNDER

PRESS RELEASE –
July 31, 2015
2041 Group Commemorates Edward Hearn, Q.C.
1949-2015
The
2041 group has lost a co-founder and keen comrade – a young man at heart with
years of clear thinking to come. We commemorate Ed’s passing.
 
The 2041 Group,
lawyers and non-lawyers alike, valued Ed’s steady advice as well as the legal
insights he shared into the vast array of complex (and often confusing)
agreements that underpinned the Muskrat Falls development. Ed Hearn truly loved
this province and wanted only to see it prosper. We are poorer today because of
his loss”.
                                                                                                            – 
Des Sullivan
Ed was a
thoughtful, resolute, decent person, an individual with a mind of his own. Fortunate
are those who knew him.”
                                                                                                            –
Bernard Coffey
“Have
known and respected him since his membership and innovative ideas on the “Let’s
Bust the Upper Churchill Contract” committee of lawyers back in Peckford’s days.
He was a true Newfoundlander and a tireless defender of both the Provincial
interest and those of Labrador in particular.”
                                                                                                            – Cabot Martin
Ed’s legal
expertise in Hydro issues resulted from his work on our Province’s 1984 Supreme
Court of Canada Reference case and his years as a Director of Newfoundland and
Labrador Hydro. Ed advocated including in Quebec for our Province’s right to
tax exported Churchill Falls energy under the Constitution – Section 92A. Ed
analyzed the Muskrat Falls agreements and concluded that the Muskrat Falls
Project was deeply flawed. Ed’s death is a great loss to his family and to the
entire Province.”
                                                                                                            – Dennis Browne
“I have been privileged to know many
fine, indeed exceptional, human beings but I have not known any who had the
combination of an inquiring mind, high intelligence, and deep humanity with
such a generosity of spirit like Ed. We have been privileged to know him;
surely a rare and special human being. We are not likely to see his likes
again.”

                                                                                                            –
Richard Cashin

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2 COMMENTS

  1. I have known Ed for almost 40 years and respected his integrity and his expertise. He played an important role in educating the public on the risks associated with the Muskrat Falls project and contributed his impressive legal talents to the betterment of his fellow citizens. He will be missed by his family and by his many friends.
    David Vardy