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New Deputy Judge Appointments for the Territories

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

Deputy Judge Appointments for the Northwest Territories Supreme Court

  • The Honourable Justice D. Blair Nixon, Court of Queen's Bench of Alberta (Calgary)
  • The Honourable Justice Virginia Schuler (Retired, Northwest Territories Supreme Court)

Deputy Judge Appointments for the Supreme Court of Yukon

  • The Honourable Justice Myra B. Bielby, Alberta Court of Appeal
  • The Honourable Justice Deborah J. McCawley, (supernumerary judge, Manitoba Court of Queen's Bench
  • The Honourable Justice Gisele M. Miller, Ontario Superior Court of Justice (Milton)
  • The Honourable Justice D. Blair Nixon, Court of Queen's Bench of Alberta (Calgary)
  • The Honourable Justice Virginia Schuler (Retired, Supreme Court of Northwest Territories)

Deputy Judge Appointments for the Nunavut Court of Justice

  • The Honourable Justice Alison J. Beames, Supreme Court of British Columbia (Kelowna)
  • The Honourable Justice Thomas Carey, Ontario Superior Court of Justice (Windsor)
  • The Honourable Justice Dev Dley, Supreme Court of British Columbia (Kamloops)
  • The Honourable Justice Geoffrey R.J. Gaul, Supreme Court of British Columbia (Victoria)
  • The Honourable Justice William H. Goodridge, Supreme Court of Newfoundland and Labrador (Corner Brook)
  • The Honourable Justice William G. E. Grist, Supreme Court of British Columbia (Chilliwack)
  • The Honourable Justice Alan P. Ingram, Ontario Superior Court of Justice, Family Court Branch (Peterborough)
  • The Honourable Justice Miriam A. Maisonville, Supreme Court of British Columbia (Vancouver)
  • The Honourable Justice Hugh R. McLean, Ontario Superior Court of Justice (Smiths Falls)
  • The Honourable Justice Michael T. Megaw, Court of Queen's Bench for Saskatchewan, Family Law Division (Regina)
  • The Honourable Justice Pierre L. Muise, Nova Scotia Supreme Court (Yarmouth)
  • The Honourable Justice Gregory M. Mulligan, Ontario Superior Court of Justice (Barrie)
  • The Honourable Justice D. Blair Nixon, Court of Queen's Bench of Alberta (Calgary)
  • The Honourable Justice Robert F. Scott, Ontario Superior Court of Justice (Belleville)
  • The Honourable Justice James W. Williams, Supreme Court of British Columbia (Vancouver)

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November 2016
Department of Justice Canada


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