Government of Canada announces judicial appointments in the province of British Columbia

June 24, 2019 – Ottawa, Ontario – Department of Justice Canada  

The Honourable David Lametti, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, today announced the following appointments under the new judicial application process introduced on October 20, 2016. The new process emphasizes transparency, merit, and diversity, and will continue to ensure the appointment of jurists who meet the highest standards of excellence and integrity.

Alan M. Ross, Partner at Alexander Holburn Beaudin + Lang LLP in Vancouver, is appointed a Judge of the Supreme Court of British Columbia. Mr. Justice Ross replaces Mr. Justice R. Sewell, who elected to become a supernumerary judge effective January 22, 2019.

Sheila Tucker, Q.C., Counsel at Shapray Cramer Fitterman Lamer LLP in Vancouver, is appointed a Judge of the Supreme Court of British Columbia. Madam Justice Tucker replaces Madam Justice B.J. Brown, who elected to become a supernumerary judge effective February 19, 2019.

David A. Crerar, Partner at Borden Ladner Gervais LLP in Vancouver, is appointed a Judge of the Supreme Court of British Columbia. Mr. Justice Crerar replaces Mr. Justice P. Abrioux, who was elevated to the Court of Appeal on March 7, 2019.
 

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