Edith Bramwell


Edith Bramwell was appointed as Chairperson of the FPSLREB in April 2021. Ms. Bramwell has practiced, taught, written and researched in the fields of labour law, human rights and administrative law since 1990, following the completion of a BA (hons) degree from Queen’s University and an LLB from the University of Western Ontario. Ms. Bramwell also holds an LLM from Osgoode Hall Law School, with a specialization in dispute resolution. Ms. Bramwell is a member of the Law Society of Ontario.

Following her judicial clerkship at the Federal Court of Appeal, Ms. Bramwell served for five years as a legal member of the Ontario Review Board (then the Ontario Criminal Code Review Board). After more than two decades of labour law advocacy in progressively senior positions for one of Canada’s largest trade unions, Ms. Bramwell was appointed to the Canadian Human Rights Commission as a full-time Commissioner in 2019. Ms. Bramwell’s commitment to the complex concerns of administrative tribunals, and to the communities and individuals which they serve, has been further enhanced through her years of service on a range of multi-lateral federal consultation and regulatory review committees.