Allison Smith

Vice-Chairperson

Allison Smith

Ms. Allison Smith was appointed as Vice-Chairperson of the CIRB on January 5, 2015.

Since her call to the Bar of Ontario in 2002, Ms. Smith’s legal practice has focused on labour, employment and human rights law.

Prior to her appointment as Vice-Chairperson of the CIRB, Ms. Smith was Senior Legal Counsel at the Canada Post Corporation (CPC) from 2007 to 2015. In this capacity, Ms. Smith provided both legal and strategic advice to internal client groups and represented the CPC before a variety of administrative tribunals. Ms. Smith has also worked in private practice and as a senior policy advisor with the Government of Canada.

In addition to her Bachelor of Laws degree (University of Windsor), Ms. Smith also holds a Bachelor of Science (Zoology) degree and a Bachelor of Arts (Political Science) degree, both from the University of Toronto.

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