December 22, 2020

New Chairperson Appointed to Public Complaints Commission

On January 1, 2021, Michelle Ouellette, Q.C. will assume the position of Chairperson of the Public Complaints Commission.

“I am pleased to welcome Michelle Ouellette to her new position,” Justice Minister and Attorney General Gordon Wyant said.  “Michelle has served in many roles where she has distinguished herself and in turn supported the legal profession and the people of Saskatchewan.”

Michelle Ouellette is a prominent Saskatoon lawyer with a special interest in health law, Indigenous law and professional disciplinary matters.  In addition to having served as Chairperson to the Saskatchewan Legal Aid Commission, she is a Board Member of the Canadian Foundation for Legal Research.  She is also a member of the Federal Judicial Advisory Committee.

The Public Complaints Commission reviews allegations of police misconduct and makes general recommendations about the policies and services of Saskatchewan’s police forces.