In various capacities throughout her career, the Honourable Aldéa Landry, CM, PC, QC, has been a strong proponent for the advancement of women in leadership roles. A former politician, a business owner, a volunteer and an advocate for numerous causes, she was among the Top 100: Canada’s Most Powerful Women by the Women’s Executive Network (2009 and 2010).
Her interests and expertise have led her to be named to the Board of Directors of a wide range of private-sector and non-profit organizations over the years, including the Atlantic Provinces Economic Council, the Bank of Canada, the Vitalité Health Network, The Canadian Investors Protection Fund, the Wind Energy Institute of Canada, and the Canadian University of Dubai, to name but a few. She is the former Chancellor of the Université Sainte-Anne (Nova Scotia) and in 2013, she was inducted in the New Brunswick Business Hall of Fame.
Appointed Queen's Counsel in 1987 (Q.C.) and to the Privy Council of Canada in 2005 (P.C.), she was awarded the Order of Canada in 2006 (C.M.) and received The Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal in 2012. She received the Order of Moncton in 2014. She holds an honorary doctorate from four universities.