About Christine

Christine Schmidt is an arbitrator, mediator, fact-finder, facilitator and independent investigator practicing in the Province of Ontario. Educated at McGill University, Dalhousie University and the University of Toronto, she was called to the Bar in Ontario in 1994.

After completing the Ontario Ministry of Labour’s Arbitrator Development Program, Christine was appointed by the Minister of Labour to the approved list of grievance arbitrators in Ontario in September 2008. She was appointed as Vice-Chair of the Ontario Labour Relations Board in December 2008.

Christine has been a practitioner in the adjudicative process for over 10 years. During that time, she also worked as an independent investigator, and regularly appeared as counsel before professional regulatory bodies and administrative tribunals.