New Deputy Judge Appointments for the Territories

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December 19, 2017 – Ottawa, ON – Department of Justice Canada

The Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, Jody Wilson-Raybould, has made the following appointments to the Supreme Court of the Northwest Territories, the Supreme Court of Yukon and the Nunavut Court of Justice:

Deputy Judge Appointments for the Supreme Court of the Northwest Territories

  • The Honourable Justice Thomas A. Heeney, Ontario Superior Court of Justice (Southwest Region)
  • The Honourable Justice Patricia C. Hennessy, Ontario Superior Court of Justice (Northeast Region)
  • The Honourable Justice Nancy L. Backhouse, Ontario Superior Court of Justice (Toronto)
  • The Honourable Justice Paul S. Rouleau, Ontario Court of Appeal (Toronto)
  • The Honourable Justice Paul R. Jeffrey, Court of Queen’s Bench of Alberta (Calgary)

Deputy Judge Appointments for the Supreme Court of Yukon

  • The Honourable Justice Malcolm D. Macaulay, Supreme Court of British Columbia (retired)
  • The Honourable Justice Bryan E. Mahoney, Court of Queen’s Bench of Alberta (Calgary)
  • The Honourable Justice Paul B. Kane, Ontario Superior Court of Justice (East Region)
  • The Honourable Justice Gregory M. Mulligan, Ontario Superior Court of Justice (Central East Region)
  • The Honourable Justice John S. Little, Court of Queen’s Bench of Alberta (Edmonton)

Deputy Judge Appointments for the Nunavut Court of Justice

  • The Honourable Justice Nancy L. Backhouse, Ontario Superior Court of Justice (Toronto)
  • The Honourable Justice Paul S. Rouleau, Ontario Court of Appeal (Toronto)
  • The Honourable Justice Brian J. Scherman, Court of Queen’s Bench for Saskatchewan (Saskatoon)
  • The Honourable Justice Dale F. Fitzpatrick, Ontario Superior Court of Justice (Central West Region)
  • The Honourable Justice Irving W. André, Ontario Superior Court of Justice (Central West Region)
  • The Honourable Justice Victoria R. Chiappetta, Ontario Superior Court of Justice (Toronto)
  • The Honourable Justice Adriana Doyle, Ontario Superior Court of Justice (East Region)

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