Michele Pineau

Michele Pineau

198 Beech Street
Ottawa ON  K1Y 3T4
Tel: (613) 402-6789
Alternate Tel: (613) 402-5678
Fax: (819) 321-2038
Email: mpineau@rogers.com

Primary Jurisdiction


Arbitration Practice

In practice since 1994; bilingual; also active in federal jurisdiction. Michele is a chartered arbitrator (c. arb.), mediator (c. med.) and a member of the Quebec Bar since 1981.


B.A., 1968, Carleton University; Bachelor of Laws (B.C.L.), 1979, McGill University; French Baccalaureate, 1968, University de Paris (Sorbonne); Chartered Mediator (AMIC); Chartered Arbitrator (AMIC); VIIB-ADR Certification.


Vice-Chairperson, Public Service Labour Relations Board, 2007-2011; Vice-Chairperson, Canada Industrial Relations Board, 1999-2006; Private arbitrator and mediator, at a private arbitration and mediation practice, 1992-1998.

Standard Fees for Cancellation

$500 if notification received one month or more prior to hearing; $850 if notification received three weeks or more prior to hearing; $1,500 if notification received less than two week prior to hearing. Full fee if less than one week prior to hearing.

Lists and Panels

Vice-Chairperson, Public Service Labour Relations Board; Education Relations Commission; Department of Human Resources Canada.

Related Adjudication Experience

Active labour arbitrator and mediator since 1994. Was a union services officer with the Public Service Alliance of Canada. Has practised extensively in the areas of employment, labour and administrative law in the private and federal public sectors.


Ontario Labour-Management Arbitrators' Association; ADR Institute of Canada.

Related Publications

Co-Author: Palmer & Snyder Collective Agreement Arbitration in Canada, 4th ed. (2007).

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.