Jacques B. Roberge, J.D., LL.B., Ing
Trained in law and engineering, Jacques Roberge practices as a lawyer, professional engineer and investigator. He holds a bachelor’s in engineering, a civil law degree, and a Juris Doctor degree in Common law and transnational law with a specialisation in Dispute Prevention and Resolution. He also holds undergraduate degrees in Quality Assurance and Management and in Access to Information and Privacy Protection.
He attends as investigator in workplace harassment and violence investigations for organisations under Federal jurisdiction, provides legislative and policy advice in the public sector and advises on Access to Information and Privacy Protection matters.
As member of a Mental Health Review Board, Mr. Roberge hears applications to review involuntary admission certificates and decides on their legality. As Coroner, he investigates reportable deaths and determines cause and manner of death. He is a seasoned litigator, legal and legislative adviser. He also holds substantial experience in labor relations, specifically in the public and manufacturing sectors.
Mr. Roberge negotiated numerous collective agreements on behalf of both employers and unions and served for many years as steward and as adjudication officer advancing grievances at arbitration in a union environment. Seasoned investigator, Mr. Roberge has excellent knowledge in prevention of workplace harassment and violence, in risk evaluation as well as practical knowledge of the Canada Labour Code, Canadian Human Rights Act, and other legislation on workplace harassment and violence.
Fluently bilingual, Mr. Roberge practices as investigator on workplace harassment and violence matters, as arbitrator in commercial disputes and as legal and legislative translator within organizations in both the public and private sectors. He acts for non-profit organisations in commercial and labour law.