Dianne Saxe appointed Environmental Commissioner for Ontario

Eleanor Fast

Eleanor Fast
Executive Director

Heartfelt congratulations go out to Dr. Dianne Saxe on her recent appointment as Environmental Commissioner for Ontario.

Dianne is a Toronto-based environmental lawyer who has been named Toronto’s Environmental Lawyer of the Year 2011 by Best Lawyers, and one of the world’s top 25 environmental lawyers in 2008 by Best of the Best.

Dianne is also one of the founding Women for NaturPicture of Dianne Saxee — a unique partnership of motivated and influential women championing Nature Canada’s work to to save wildlife,protect nature and inspire young leaders for nature with their networks of colleagues and friends. Dianne exemplifies the passion and conviction that Women for Nature demonstrate for our environment.

As Environmental Commissioner, Dianne is Ontario’s watchdog for the natural environment, an independent officer of the Ontario legislature responsible for reviewing and reporting on the government’s compliance with the Environmental Bill of Rights.

 

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