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Federal government announces 3 new judicial appointments

Last week, the federal government announced three judicial appointments.

Last week, the federal government announced three judicial appointments.

Sandra Wilkinson, who lives in Vancouver and had been senior legal counsel with the BC attorney general, was appointed as a judge to the BC supreme court.

Andrew D. Little, was a partner with the Toronto-based law firm Bennett Jones. He was appointed a judge of the Federal Court. He’s also a judge ex-officio of the Federal Court of Appeal. He also donated $500 to the federal Liberal party in 2011 and $250 to the Mount Royal Federal Liberal Association in the same year.

René LeBlanc, who had been serving as a judge on the Federal Court since 2014, was appointed to the Federal Court of Appeal.

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By Kim Siever

I live in Lethbridge with my spouse and 5 of our 6 children. I’m a writer, focusing on political news, social issues, and the occasional poem. My politics are radically left. I recently finished writing a book debunking several capitalism myths. My newest book writing project is on the labour history of Lethbridge.

I’m also dichotomally Mormon. And I’m a functional vegetarian: I have a blog post about that somewhere around here. My pronouns are he/him, and I’m queer.

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