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Michele Biss

Legal Education and Outreach Coordinator, Canada Without Poverty

Michèle Biss is the Legal Education and Outreach Coordinator at Canada Without Poverty. She holds an Honours Bachelor of Arts with a specialization in Religious studies, with a minor in English as well as a Law degree from the faculty of Law both at University of Ottawa. She has extensive professional experience working for marginalized groups through casework, research and community legal education. Her particular areas of interest include support for women, persons with disabilities, recent immigrants and persons living in poverty. She is a human rights lawyer and was called to the Ontario bar in 2014.