Celeste Haldane

Chief Commissioner
BC Treaty Commission

Celeste Haldane was reappointed chief commissioner of the BC Treaty Commission in May 2020, and was first appointed in April 2017. Prior to this, she served as an elected commissioner for six years. Haldane is a practising lawyer and an active member of the Indigenous Bar Association and the Canadian Bar Association. She is a director of Brain Canada and of Legal Aid BC.

NON-PROFIT CAUSE: “Access to Justice – making sure that the most vulnerable and marginalized people have access to quality legal services.”GREATEST SUCCESS: “Becoming a lawyer was one of the most gruelling yet rewarding experiences.” FAVOURITE QUOTE: “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” – Nelson Mandela