Janet Fuhrer of Ridout & Maybee was appointed a judge of the Federal Court. Judicial appointments were also made today in Ontario, Quebec and Manitoba.

Janet Fuhrer (announcement) was appointed to replace Justice Mactavish who was elevated to the Federal Court of Appeal.

Other appointments today:

  • Ontario
    • Justice Geoffrey Morawetz as Chief Justice of Superior Court (link)
    • Justice Julie Thorburn elevated to the Ontario Court of Appeal (link)
  • Manitoba
    • Justice Shauna McCarthy and Anne Turner to the Court of Queen’s Bench for Manitoba (link)
  • Quebec
    • Honourable Catherine La Rosa, a Judge of the Superior Court of Quebec for the district of Québec, as Senior Associate Chief Justice of the Superior Court of Quebec (link)
    • Stéphane Lacoste (Counsel at Teamsters Canada), Patrick Buchholz (Lavery) and Marie-Christine Hivon (Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP) are appointed a Judge of the Superior Court of Québec (link)