Please join Ms. Michelle McLean, Vice-President, Hill & Knowlton Canada, for her blog series on the Your Candidates website during Election 2015 where she will provide insights on the election itself, the party leaders and the candidates. Michelle’s background includes a decade of public affairs and communications experience in the health sector, including almost three years as vice-president of public affairs at the Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC). Michelle first joined H+K in 2008, where until 2010 she worked in the public affairs group in the Ottawa office as a health public affairs and stakeholder specialist. Her clients included Hoffmann-La Roche, Pfizer, Abbott, the Canadian Partnership Against Cancer, the Canadian Arthritis Patient Alliance and the Mental Health Commission of Canada. Michelle completed her undergraduate degree at Queen’s University, and her law degree at the University of Western Ontario. She spent four years as a litigation associate at Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt, LLP.