Judges were appointed to the courts in Ontario, Quebec, British Columbia, Alberta and the Federal Courts. John Laskin of Torys was appointed a judge of the Federal Court of Appeal and William Pentney, Deputy Minister of Justice and Deputy Attorney General of Canada, was appointed a judge of the Federal Court.
In the Federal Courts, the appointments are to replace Justice E.R. Dawson and Justice M.L. Phelan who both elected to become a supernumerary judge earlier this year.
Listing of today’s appointments – link