2017 Rising Stars Award Winners


Mark Wiseman, Sobeys Inc.

Mark Wiseman is Director, Legal Services at Sobeys Inc. He participated in the company’s acquisition of Canada Safeway (the largest retail acquisition in Canada at the time) and was a key leader in the necessary and highly complex real estate due diligence work. He also played a key role in Sobeys’ 2015 acquisition by Sobeys of COOP Atlantic. In addition, Mark has handled a wide range of complex files, which include pharmacy, fuel and all areas of the business. Wiseman has a particular focus on Environmental Law. He is very involved in his community, including in an effort to sponsor and resettle three Syrian refugee families in Pictou County. From 2012 until its strategic amalgamation into a provincial entity in 2016, Wiseman was a Board member and Vice-President of the Pictou County Early Intervention program.