Tricia Barry

Tricia is a mom, environmentalist and a lawyer. She holds an undergraduate degree in Environmental Studies and Biology from the University of Victoria. Before starting law school, she developed her love for the environment through her work with the Land Conservancy in Penticton, British Columbia and an Outdoor Leadership Semester at the Yamnuska Mountaineering School in Canmore, Alberta. In 2005, she graduated with a Bachelor of Laws, specializing in environmental law from Dalhousie University. While a law student, she co-chaired the Environmental Law Students’ Society and earned the Elizabeth May Award for Environmental Service. Tricia practiced law for 5 years in Halifax and was a founding board member of East Coast Environmental Law. She has been a full-time caregiver for 8-years and during her time away from office work, she served on the board for Ecojustice, a national environmental law non-profit, and chaired the board in her final years. Tricia has also served on the boards of the Dalhousie Law School Alumni Association, the Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society and co-chaired the Green Space Committee at her children’s elementary school.