Staff Lawyer & National Program Director, Ecojustice
Kaitlyn Mitchell is a staff lawyer and National Program Director at Ecojustice, Canada’s only national environmental law charity that uses the law to protect and restore the environment. She is particularly troubled by the overexposure of low-income and First Nations communities to environmental contaminants and industrial pollution. Kaitlyn works on a range of environmental rights and environmental justice issues, including representing two members of the Aamjiwnaang First Nation in a Charter challenge involving pollution in Sarnia’s Chemical Valley. She received her law degree from Dalhousie in 2007 with a specialization in Environmental Law.