Monette Maillet

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Ms Monette Maillet is the Deputy Executive Director and Senior General Counsel of the Canadian Human Rights Commission (CHRC). She is also responsible for the Policy, Research and International program.

Ms Maillet received her B.A. in Criminology from the University of New Brunswick in 1987, and her Bachelor of Laws degree from Dalhousie University in 1990. She was called to the Alberta Bar in 1991.   Policy, Research and International program. Ms Maillet joined the CHRC as a litigator in 2001 and has had a varied career as Director of Legal Services, Director General (DG) of the Human Rights Promotion Branch and DG of the Human Rights Protection branch.  She has appeared numerous times as a witness before committees of Parliament and of the Senate on human rights issues. Prior to joining the CHRC, Ms Maillet practiced law in Alberta for over 10 years as a civil litigator.Policy, Research and International program.