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Judges > Gary Lane

Mr. Justice Gary Lane

Justice Gary Lane was appointed to the Court of Appeal for Saskatchewan in 1991. Born and raised in Saskatoon, Justice Lane earned an arts degree from the University of Saskatchewan in 1963, and an LL.B from the same institution three years later. After being admitted to the Bar in 1967, Justice Lane joined the provincial Department of the Attorney General as a Crown attorney, later becoming executive assistant to the Attorney General. In 1971, he was elected to the Saskatchewan Legislative Assembly. He continued to serve as an MLA for 20 years, holding various Cabinet roles, including that of Saskatchewan’s first Minister of Justice. In 1976, he founded the law firm of Lane and Whitmore with partner Peter Whitmore. Since his appointment to the Court of Appeal, Justice Lane has been active in judicial matters including the Canadian Superior Court Judges Association and the Court Technology Committee of the Canadian Judicial Council.