Annie G. Berthiaume

Vice-Chairperson

Annie Berthiaume

Ms. Annie G. Berthiaume was appointed as Vice-Chairperson of the CIRB on January 26, 2015.

Fluent in both English and French, Ms. Berthiaume has devoted her career to matters related to labour and employment law. Having represented not only employers but unions and employees also, she has appeared before various administrative tribunals, the Federal Court, the Federal Court of Appeal and the provincial courts of Quebec and Ontario.

At the time of her appointment, Ms. Berthiaume was a partner with the Ottawa firm Bird Richard since February 2012. She also practiced with Norton Rose, Heenan Blaikie and Nelligan O’Brien Payne, and taught labour law at the University of Ottawa’s Faculty of Law.

Ms. Berthiaume holds Bachelor of Laws from both the University of Sherbrooke and Queen’s University. She is a member of the bars of Ontario and Quebec.

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