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Claire Anderson

Claire Anderson

Commissioner, British Columbia and Yukon, Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC)

Claire Anderson is the first Indigenous woman and first Yukon resident to be appointed to the CRTC.

As a citizen of the Taku River Tlingit First Nation, she shares her region’s perspectives and helps ensure that the communication system serves the needs of all Canadians.

Called to the Yukon bar in 2014, Ms Anderson started her legal career in private practice at Lackowicz & Hoffman, where she worked with First Nation organisations on corporate and community-based initiatives. She also contributed to the territory’s legal community by serving as a director of the Yukon Legal Services Society.

Ms Anderson is the Protector for the Lanâlxh (Prosperity) Trust, where she oversees the conduct of trustees to ensure that their actions are compliant with the trust deed and legislation.

She has also made important contributions to the Taku River Tlingit First Nation, as coordinator of a Reconciliation Project, volunteer director of the Taku River Tlingit First Nation Economic Partnerships and a member of the Board of Directors of the T’akhu A’Tlen Conservancy.

Ms Anderson holds a Bachelor of Arts (University of British Columbia). She received her Juris Doctor degree from the University of British Columbia.

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Claire Anderson est la première femme autochtone et la première résidente du Yukon à être nommée au CRTC.

En tant que citoyenne de la Première nation Tlingit de Taku River, elle partage les perspectives de sa région et contribue à faire en sorte que le système de communication réponde aux besoins de tous les Canadiens.

Admise au barreau du Yukon en 2014, Mme Anderson a commencé sa carrière juridique en pratique privée chez Lackowicz & Hoffman, où elle a travaillé avec des organisations des Premières nations sur des initiatives d’entreprise et communautaires. Elle a également contribué à la communauté juridique du territoire en tant que directrice de la Yukon Legal Services Society.

Mme Anderson est la protectrice du Lanâlxh (Prosperity) Trust, où elle surveille la conduite des fiduciaires pour veiller à ce que leurs actions soient conformes aux actes de fiducie et à la législation.

Elle a également apporté d’importantes contributions à la Première nation Tlingit de Taku River, en tant que coordinatrice d’un projet de réconciliation, directrice bénévole des partenariats économiques de la Première nation Tlingit de Taku River et membre du conseil d’administration de la T’akhu A’Tlen Conservancy.

Mme Anderson est titulaire d’une licence ès arts (Université de Colombie-Britannique). Elle a obtenu son Juris Doctor à l’Université de Colombie-Britannique.

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