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Joanie McEwen, Arbitrator, Vancouver, British Columbia.

Joanie McEwen

McEwen Arbitration & Mediation
4632 NW Marine Drive
Vancouver, BC V6R 1B9
Tel: (604) 868-0297
Cell: (604) 868-0297
Website: www.joanmcewen
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  • Practice Commenced: 1990
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1976-1977: Law Clerk to the Supreme Court of British Columbia
1977-1978: Legal Assistant to the Chair of the British Columbia Labour Relations Board
1978-1990: Lawyer (Davis & Company, Associate and Partner; Campney & Murphy, Partner)

Acted as legal counsel for employers, professional organizations and individuals in labour relations, wrongful dismissal and human rights matters. Appeared before a variety of tribunals including the Labour Relations Board, Canada Labour Relations Board, arbitration boards, human rights panels, and Courts.

Dispute Resolution (1990-Present):
1990-1995: Independent employee ombudsperson to the employees of MacMillan Bloedel Ltd. and Harmac Pacific Inc.
1990-1998: human rights complaints investigator in the hospital industry, as well as independent workplace investigator in the education and other sectors.
1990 to present: Mediator/Arbitrator

Case Experience

  • Discrimination
  • Employment
  • Human Rights Act
  • Labour/Unions
  • Workplace Rights


1976: called to the British Columbia Bar
1975: LLB, University of British Columbia
1972: PDP (Education Diploma), Simon Fraser University
1970: BA (Honours English), University of British Columbia

Memberships & Affiliations

Arbitrators Association of British Columbia
Law Society of British Columbia
Canadian Bar Association

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