From 1980 to 1987 Claire Dion held positions at SODEC (IQC, SGCQ, SOGIC) as script advisor and Director of Development and Production.
Since 1987 she has served as editor of a healthcare business periodical; she was responsible for teaching a scriptwriting course for television at the Université du Québec; she acted as associate producer for the development of director Robert Favreau’s feature film L’Ange Noir and script editor of the first series Super Sans Plomb.
In 1991, she set up the Quebec office of Independent Production Fund, which administers the COGECO Program Development Fund and the Bell Fund. She acted as consultant for Shaw Cablesystems in Quebec for the Shaw Rocket Fund from1997 to 1999 and for the CanWest Promotion of Programming Fund in 2003.
Claire Dion received her B.A. in television studies from Concordia University and a Master Degree in Cinéma from USC (University of Southern California). She sat on Boards of healthcare organisations. She is a member of the Canadian Academy of Cinema and Television, Femmes du cinéma, de la television et des médias numériques and vice-president of the Fondation Marijo.