Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada announces Saskatchewan judicial appointments
December 14, 2020
The Honourable David Lametti, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, today on December 11 the following appointments under the judicial application process established in 2016. This process emphasizes transparency, merit, and the diversity of the Canadian population, and will continue to ensure the appointment of jurists who meet the highest standards of excellence and integrity.
Colin D. Clackson, Q.C., Lawyer at WMCZ Lawyers in Saskatoon, is appointed a Judge of Her Majesty’s Court of Queen’s Bench for Saskatchewan. Mr. Justice Clackson replaces Mr. Justice Ron C. Mills (Saskatoon), who elected to become a supernumerary judge effective December 1, 2020.
Leah Schatz, Q.C., Partner at MLT Aikins LLP in Saskatoon, is appointed a Judge of Her Majesty’s Court of Queen’s Bench for Saskatchewan. Madam Justice Schatz replaces Madam Justice D.L. Wilson (Saskatoon), who resigned effective April 30, 2020.