Carole Chan

Carole has worked in the fields of diplomacy, law, arts and culture, education and publishing in Moncton, Halifax, Montreal, Washington D.C., the Hague, Taipei and Beijing.

Carole is a lawyer who specializes in environmental law, aboriginal law, regulatory compliance, risk- management and privacy. Over the past 14 years she has worked with industry and government in the technology, natural resources, energy and agri-business sectors throughout New Brunswick and Atlantic Canada. She is actively involved in her profession, including serving as Chair of the Environmental Law Section in the New Brunswick Branch of the Canadian Bar Association. Called to the bar in New Brunswick and Quebec, Carole is fluently bilingual in English and in French, and occasionally serves clients in Mandarin.

Carole is deeply committed to local community-building, volunteering as a member of the City of Moncton’s Planning Advisory Committee and holding positions of leadership with Legs for Literacy, Moncton’s premier running event. She has facilitated economic development initiatives regarding indoor agriculture in the region and was also fundraising chair for a Green Party candidate in the last federal election. 

Born in North Vancouver to Taiwanese immigrants, Carole was educated at York House School (Vancouver), Wellesley College (Massachusetts), Institut d’Études Politiques d’Aix-en-Provence (France) and McGill University. She has worked in the fields of diplomacy, law, arts and culture, education and publishing in Halifax, Montreal, Washington D.C., the Hague, Taipei and Beijing. 

Carole has called Moncton home since 2006, when her partner, Nicolas Lambert, began his teaching career at U de M’s Faculty of Law. As the parents of three young children and despite being oceans and continents away from family, it has been an easy choice to plant roots in Moncton because of the community’s embracing spirit: Shout out to runners, École St Henri and our amazing day care!

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