Evelyne Henry


Born in Bonaventure, Evelyne spent her youth in Laval. After retiring in 2004 from careers in Ottawa, she moved back to Laval.


1967-71, She worked for the Department of External Affairs with postings in Ottawa, New York and Brussels.

1971, She joined the Public Service Alliance of Canada, where she represented federal public servants across the country before various labour boards and tribunals until 1998. In 1980, she was seconded to the Canadian Human Rights Commission for eight months through an executive interchange program.

1979, She completed, after eight years of part-time evenings studies, a BA degree in Political Science, at Carleton University.

1989-2004, Public Service Staff Relations Board, five years as deputy-chairman and one year as board member, where she mediated and heard cases of grievances and labour disputes in the federal public service.

Community involvement

Groupe d’Entraide La Rosée, volunteer for the meals on wheels program from 2008 and as a member of its board of directors 2008-15.

Dimension Travail, an organisation helping women return to the work force, Evelyne was a member of their board of directors from 2009 to 2017.

Caisse Populaire Desjardins de Chomedy, member of the board of directors since 2017.