Federal Court Judges

The Honourable Yvan Roy and The Honourable Cecily Y. Strickland have been appointed to the Federal Court effective today. Justice Roy was a lawyer with the Government of Canada, Privy Council Office, in Ottawa and Justice Strickland was a lawyer with Stewart McKelvey in St. John’s practicing maritime law, environmental law and administrative law.

The announcement was made by the Department of Justice and by the Federal Court earlier today.

Justice Roy (bio) is appointed to replace Mr. Justice M. Beaudry, who elected to become a supernumerary judge as of January 25, 2012 and Justice Strickland replaces Mr. Justice M. Kelen, who resigned effective June 14, 2012.

Appointments were also made today in Ontario, British Columbia and Quebec.