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Monday, Jun. 28, 2004

Russell, Regena Kaye

Prince Edward Island, Egmont, New Democratic Party

· The daughter of Mary Regina (MacIsaac) Russell of Glenwood, P.E.I. and the late John Wilkie Russell of Melrose, Scotland

· Prior to her legal studies, worked for 10 years in Canada and the U.K. in the business and non-profit sectors

· In 1986, received a Bachelor of Arts degree with Distinction, majoring in Women’s Studies and Religion at Concordia University, where she was a member of the Simone de Beauvoir Institute

· Received a Bachelor of Laws degree in Civil Law from l’Université du Québec à Montréal in 1989 and a Master of Laws degree from the Institute of Comparative Law of McGill University in 1992

· While at McGill, obtained a Bachelor of Laws in Common Law

· Returning to Prince Edward Island in 1992, lectured in Political and Women’s Studies at the University of Prince Edward Island and has taught Business Law at Holland College

· A past Councillor for the Community of O’Leary and a past member of the Executive of the Federation of P.E.I. Municipalities

· Recipient of the Lifetime Equality Recognition Award in 2000 from the Prince Edward Island Advisory Council on the Status of Women

· A member of the Board of Directors of Central Credit Union Limited, O’Leary and also a Board member of Trout Unlimited Canada

· Co-Chair of the Law Society’s Legal Aid Committee and a member of the Atlantic Trial Lawyers Association

· As well as teaching, practises general law in O’Leary with a particular interest in administrative and personal injury law, and is actively committed to non-adversarial approaches to family law

· Resides with her family in Hebron.

Other Egmont candidates:

Party L E T
Liberal 0 135 135
Cons. 0 99 99
BQ 0 54 54
NDP 0 19 19
Other 0 1 1
Total 0 308 308
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