Government of Canada announces judicial appointments in the province of Nova Scotia

News Release

October 20, 2016 – Ottawa, Ontario – Department of Justice Canada

The Honourable Jody Wilson-Raybould, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, today announced the following appointments:

The Honourable D. Timothy Gabriel, a judge of the provincial court of Nova Scotia in Dartmouth, is appointed a judge of the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia in Halifax to replace Mr. Justice G.R.P. Moir, who elected supernumerary status effective January 1, 2016.

Pamela J. MacKeigan, Q.C., a senior solicitor with the Department of Justice of Nova Scotia in Halifax, is appointed a judge of the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia (Family Division) in Halifax to replace Madam Justice M. Légère-Sers, who elected supernumerary status effective April 11, 2016.

Ann E. Smith, Q.C., a partner with Burchells LLP in Halifax, is appointed a judge of the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia in Halifax to replace Mr. Justice C.R. Coughlan, who elected supernumerary status effective March 1, 2016.

These appointments are effective immediately.

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