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New Judge Appointed to Provincial Court
August 2, 2019

The Honourable Thomas Healey has been appointed a judge of the Provincial Court of Saskatchewan in Prince Albert. Judge Healey received his law degree from the University of Saskatchewan in 1994 and articled with Crown Life Insurance Company. He worked for two private firms, first in Prince Albert and then Melfort, before becoming a Crown prosecutor in Melfort in 2005. Judge Healey has been active in his community, including coaching soccer. He has also served two terms as a bencher on the Law Society of Saskatchewan. More

Two New Judges Appointed to Provincial Court
June 28, 2019

Two judges have been appointed to the Provincial Court of Saskatchewan: the Honourable Murray Pelletier is appointed to North Battleford, while the Honourable Noah Evanchuk has been appointed in Regina. Judge Pelletier is a member of the Cowessess First Nation. He began his career with Legal Aid Saskatchewan after graduating from the University of Saskatchewan College of Law in 2007. He later worked with Sunchild Law Office before returning to Legal Aid. At the time of his appointment, he was working for the Public Prosecution Service of Canada. He replaces Judge Bruce Bauer, who is moving to the Provincial Court in Saskatoon. More Judge Evanchuk received his law degree from the University of Saskatchewan in 2004. He started his career with Balfour Moss in Regina. For the past 12 years, he has focused on criminal law in Regina while practicing at Andrews Benko and Associates. Evanchuk has served as a board member for the Regina YMCA and the Saskatchewan Section of the Canadian Mental Health Association, as well as holding the position of vice-chair of the Regina branch of the United Canadian Ukrainians. He replaces Judge Bruce Henning who will be retiring later this year. More

New Judges Appointed to Court of Queen's Bench
May 21, 2019

The Honourable Natasha Crooks, Neil Robertson, and Beverly L. Klatt have been appointed to the Court of Queen's Bench for Saskatchewan. Justice Crooks was previously appointed a judge of the Provincial Court of Saskatchewan in March 2018. Before that she served on the Parole Board of Canada chairing the Aboriginal Circle, which focused on issues that affect aboriginal offenders, their families, and victims. She replaces Justice Catherine Dawson, who elected supernumerary status in November 2019. Justice Robertson was a sole practitioner in Regina. He replaces Justice Brian Barrington-Foote, who was elevated to the Court of Appeal in November. Justice Klatt was a Senior Crown Prosecutor at the time of her appointment. She replaces Justice Jeffery Kalmakoff, who was elevated to the Court of Appeal. More

New Judge Appointed to Court of Appeal
May 21, 2019

The Honourable Jeffery D. Kalmakoff  has been appointed to the Court of Appeal for Saskatchewan. Justice Kalmakoff was previously appointed a judge of the Court of Queen's Bench for Saskatchewan in 2015 and, before that, a judge of the Provincial Court of Saskatchewan in 2009. He has a strong criminal law background, having served as a Senior Crown Prosecutor with the Ministry of Justice before his appointment to the Bench. He fills the vacancy created on the Court of Appeal when Justice Peter Whitmore elected supernumerary status in April 2019. More

 

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