The Honourable Marie-P. Charette-Poulin
An award-winning broadcast executive, former Deputy Secretary of the Privy Council of Canada, the founding CEO of the Canadian Artists and Professional Relations Tribunal, a former partner at Gowling WLG, Honourable Charette-Poulin represented Northern Ontario in the Senate of Canada for close to twenty years. A past chair of the Senate Standing
Committee on Transport and Communications, she led reviews of Canada’s national and international competitiveness in communications and telecommunications.
Currently, she is a governor on the board of the Actra Fraternal Benefit Society, a member of the Board of Directors of the Canadian Broadcast Museum Foundation, a member of the Board of Directors of the “Fondation Baxter & Alma Ricard”, the chair of the “Fondation Canada-France”. During her career, she has received numerous national and international recognitions, including an appointment as Officer of “l’Ordre national de la Légion d’Honneur” by the President of France.
She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Laurentian University in Sudbury, Ontario, a Master’s in Social Sciences from the University of Montreal, a Bachelor of Laws from the University of Ottawa, a membership with the Law Society of Upper Canada.