2019

The new Commissioner of Official Languages for New Brunswick, Shirley MacLean

Ms. MacLean begins her seven-year mandate as Commissioner of Official Languages for New Brunswick, replacing Michel A. Carrier, who has served as Interim Commissioner since July 2018.

Ms. MacLean has been a member of the Law Society of New Brunswick since 1991 and was its deputy executive director as well as the registrar of complaints before her arrival at the Office of the Commissioner of Official Languages for New Brunswick. As an English-speaking lawyer who is fluent in French, MacLean made significant contributions to the development of bilingualism within the Law Society of New Brunswick.