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Elizabeth MacPherson

Elizabeth MacPherson

P.O. Box 5024
Kemptville ON  K0G 1J0
Tel: (506) 804-4724
Alternate Tel: (613) 903-5594
Email: AthenaDRS@xplornet.com
Website: www.AthenaDRS.ca
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Primary Jurisdiction

New Brunswick

Arbitration Practice

In practice since 2015; bilingual (English and French); also active in the federal jurisdiction.


LL.M., University of Ottawa, 2000; LL.B., University of Ottawa, 1992; B.A. (Industrial Relations), McGill University, 1971.


Chairperson, Canada Industrial Relations Board, 2008-2014; Director General, Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service, 1999-2007; Executive Director & General Counsel, Canadian Artists and Producers Professional Relations Tribunal, 1993-1999; Conciliation/Mediation Officer, Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service, Labour Canada, 1978-1993.

Standard Fees for Cancellation

No charge before a hearing is scheduled, if date of cancelled hearing is used for another hearing, or if notification is received more than one month before hearing date; daily charge if notification is received less than one month before hearing date.

Lists and Panels

University of Moncton/ABPPUM (Faculty Association); New Brunswick Labour and Employment Board and provincial Minister of Labour's list of arbitrators.

Related Adjudication Experience

Chairperson (part-time), New Brunswick Labour and Employment Board, 2015-present; past chairperson, Canada Industrial Relations Board, 2008-2014.


National Academy of Arbitrators.

Related Publications

"Collective Bargaining for Independent Contractors: Is the Status of the Artist Act a Model for Other Industrial Sectors?" 17 Canadian Labour and Employment Law Journal 355 (author).

Arbitrators are invited to send awards to decisions@lancasterhouse.com. In an effort to facilitate access to justice, Lancaster House forwards all awards it receives from arbitrators to CanLII.