Maeva Vilain is a city councillor in Jeanne Mance, one of the Plateau Mont-Royal districts in Montreal. Elected under the banner of Projet Montréal, she is on the team of Mayor Valérie Plante, who has been running the city since November 2017. Maeva sits on the Committee on Economic Development and Housing, as well as that of the Inspector General.
She was the political attaché to the NDP MP Alexandre Boulerice from 2011 to 2017. She has also been a journalist for Radio-Canada International, specializing in international news and the integration of newcomers to Canada.