Marie-Claude Landry Ad. E. is the Chief Commissioner of the CHRC. She holds a Bachelor’s of Law from Sherbrooke University (1988).
Ms. Landry’s desire to use her voice to protect people in vulnerable circumstances has led her to positions of distinction, including bâtonnière of the Barreau de Bedford, member of the General Council of the Quebec Bar, and first President of the Disciplinary Tribunal in Federal Prison Institutions. She served as member of the Inquiry Committee for the Canadian Judicial Council, the Review Committee of the Ordre des dentistes du Québec, and of the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal.
Her outreach and engagement have earned her numerous recognitions, such as the Advocatus Emeritus of the Quebec Bar.
Ms. Landry uses her leadership to speak out on human rights issues, including denouncing hate, intolerance, systemic racism and discrimination, and advocating for equality for all.