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JUDGES - Complaints against - Judicial councils

Friday, June 23, 2017 @ 8:48 AM  

Appeal by Justice Newbould from the dismissal of his motion to stay a decision of the Judicial Conduct Review Panel, constituting an Inquiry Committee to inquire into his conduct. In 2014, the Canadian Judicial Council (CJC) received complaints about Newbould’s involvement in a public controversy about an aboriginal land claim in the vicinity of a cottage property. The chairperson of the CJC’s Judicial Conduct Committee reviewed the complaints and closed the file. One of the complainants, the Indigenous Bar Association, requested a reconsideration of the chair’s...