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Lynne Poirier is a fluently bilingual arbitrator, mediator, and workplace investigator. She is also a part-time vice-chairperson on the Canada Industrial Relations Board, is on the roster for New Brunswick’s Expedited Arbitrations, for Nova Scotia Civil Service Arbitrations, for the Public Service of New Brunswick Arbitrations, and on the Nova Scotia Minister’s List of Arbitrators. Prior to becoming a neutral in 2015, Lynne had been legal counsel responsible for labour relations matters both with Nova Scotia Power Inc. and with the Royal Canadian Mint in Ottawa. She has practised labour and employment law since 1999. Lynne has represented clients before arbitrators, courts, and administrative tribunals in matters dealing with labour relations, human rights, employment standards, pay equity, and occupational health and safety. She holds professional designations as Qualified Mediator and Chartered Arbitrator from the ADR Institute of Canada.

Lynne holds an LL.B. from the Université de Moncton (1997). She has been called to both the Ontario Bar and the Nova Scotia Bar.