Cassandra Betts

Cassandra has completed her second year of the BCL/JD program at McGill’s Faculty of Law. She spent last summer at the Canadian Human Rights Commission working to implement the Pay Equity Act, which attempts to address the gender pay gap in federally regulated workplaces. While in law school, Cassandra works to overturn wrongful criminal convictions as a caseworker for Innocence McGill.

Prior to law school, Cassandra completed a BCom (with a double specialization in marketing and international business) and a BA as part of the Dual Degree Program between UBC and Sciences Po Paris.  

Latest Insights

  • Blog Nov 15, 2023

    Update on B.C. pay transparency and Ontario announcement of new pay transparency rules

    To assist with the interpretation of the Pay Transparency Act that came into force in May of this year, the British Columbia government released...

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Community Involvement

  • Innocence McGill, Case Worker (2020-2021)
  • McGill Journal of Sustainable Development Law, Senior Editor (2019-2021)
  • Ubyssey Publications Society, Staff Writer (2017-2019)

Credentials

Education

  • McGill University, BCL/JD
  • University of British Columbia, BCom
  • Sciences Po Paris, BA

Languages

  • English
  • French