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Media to Livestream Court of Appeal Reference
Feb. 11, 2019

Members of the public will be able to watch a livestream broadcast of the Reference by the Government of Saskatchewan in the matter of The Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act. The Court of Appeal will hear the Reference on February 13 and 14, 2019, beginning at 9:30 a.m. on Wednesday, and 9:00 a.m. the following day. More

New Judge Appointed to Court of Appeal
Jan. 31, 2019

The Honourable Jerome A. Tholl  has been appointed to the Court of Appeal for Saskatchewan. Justice Tholl was previously appointed a judge of the Court of Queen's Bench for Saskatchewan in 2013. While on that Court, he was a member of the Court of Queen's Bench Rules Committee, the Family Law Rules Committee, and the Innovation Committee. Prior to his time on the Bench, Tholl worked first in civil litigation, and later in criminal prosecutions for the Ministry of Justice. He fills the vacancy created on the Court when Justice Georgina Jackson elected supernumerary status in December 2018. More

Public Advised of Process & Rules for Sentencing Hearing
Jan. 25, 2019

The Provincial Court of Saskatchewan has issued an advisory to the public planning to attend the sentencing hearing for Jaskirat Singh Sidhu, scheduled to begin Monday, January 28, 2019, in Melfort. The hearing will take place at the Kerry Vickar Centre, 206 Bemister Avenue East, Melfort. Doors will open at 8:30 a.m., and everyone entering will be subject to airport-style security screening. The public is reminded that the following are not permitted: food; drinks (including water bottles); large bags and backpacks; cameras or recording equipment of any kind; and knives, scissors, bats, or other items that may be deemed a possible threat. Cell phones must be turned OFF in the courtroom area. More

Two New Judges Appointed to Provincial Court
Nov. 23, 2018

Two judges have been appointed to the Provincial Court of Saskatchewan: the Honourable Michelle R. Brass is appointed to Estevan, while the Honourable Brian Hendrickson has been appointed in Moose Jaw.  Judge Brass, a Saulteaux woman from the Peepeekisis First Nation, began her career with the Ministry of Justice and went on to work with Justice Canada, the Indian Specific Claims Commission, and the Saskatchewan Water Security Agency before starting her own practice. Judge Brass replaces Judge Wiegers, who is moving to the Provincial Court in Regina. More  Judge Hendrickson received his law degree from the University of Saskatchewan in 1981. He articled at the Court of Queen's Bench in Regina and went on to work first in private practice, and then with the Ministry of Justice in various positions, most recently as the Regional Crown Prosecutor in Moose Jaw. Judge Hendrickson replaces Judge Kovatch, who is moving to the Provincial Court in Regina. More

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

 

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