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Judge Sanjeev Anand appointed to National Judicial Institute Board of Governors
Nov. 2, 2018

Judge Sanjeev Anand of the Provinical Court of Saskatchewan was appointed to the National Judicial Institute (NJI) Board of Governors by The Right Honourable Richard Wagner, Chief Justice of Canada. NJI is an independent, judge-led organization that provides education programs and resources to Canada's judiciary. The Institute also shares its judicial training expertise internationally. Judge Anand's appointment is for a three-year term. More on the NJI

New Judges Appointed to Court of Queen's Bench
Nov. 2, 2018

Two judges have been appointed to the Court of Queen's Bench: the Honourable Brenda R. Hildebrandt has been appointed in Battleford, while the Honourable Charlene M. Richmond has been appointed in Regina. Madam Justice Hildebrandt earned a law degree from the University of Saskatchewan in 1983, and her Masters in Health Law from Osgoode Hall Law Shcool in 2011. She received her Queen's Counsel designation in 2004. At the time of her appointment,  Justice Hildebrandt was a Bencher of the Law Society of Saskatchewan. Madam Justice Richmond earned an LL.B. with distinction from the University of Saskatchewan in 1988. After working in private practice for several years, she co-founded a law firm and was later joined in the firm by her spouse. Raised in a Francophone community, Justice Richmond was a member of L'Association des juristes d'expression francaise de la Saskatchewan for many years. She also served as Honourary Consul for the Kingdom of Morocco from 2013 to 2017. More

New Judge Appointed to Court of Appeal
Nov. 2, 2018

The Honourable Brian A. Barrington-Foote has been appointed to the Court of Appeal for Saskatchewan. Justice Barrington-Foote was previously appointed a judge of the Court of Queen's Bench for Saskatchewan in 2012. While on that Court, he chaired its Innovation Committee and Paralegal Committee. He also chaired the Judicial Advisory Committee for Saskatchewan. Prior to his time on the Bench, he practiced with law firms in Victoria, Calgary, and Regina, and appeared at all levels of court. Barrington-Foote was Deputy Minister of Justice and Deputy Attorney General for Saskatchewan from 1987 to 1992. He fills a new position created on the Court in 2018. More

New Judge Appointed to Provincial Court
Nov. 2, 2018

The Honourable Erin Layton has been appointed to the Provincial Court of Saskatchewan in La Ronge. Judge Layton has been a lawyer in northern Saskatchewan for nearly 20 years. She graduated from Churchill High School in La Ronge and went on to earn a law degree from the University of Saskatchewan in 2000. She began her career in private practice in Melfort, and then went to work for the Saskatchewan Legal Aid Commission in Prince Albert and La Ronge. Judge Layton replaces Judge Mary McAuley who will transfer to Prince Albert to assume the Cree Court circuit when Judge Gerald Morin retires in 2019. More

Order Respecting Interventions in the Matter of the Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act, Bill C-74 Part V
June 26, 2018

The Honourable Chief Justice Robert G. Richards has ordered that a copy of Order-in-Council 194/2018, a reference by the Lieutenant Governor in Council related to the the Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act, Bill C-74 Part V, be posted on this website, along with a copy of the Order respecting Interventions.

 

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