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Justice Canada prosecutor named new judge for Supreme Court of Yukon

Tuesday, March 27, 2018 @ 12:50 PM | By Carolyn Gruske


Edith M. Campbell, who is counsel for the northern regional office of the Department of Justice Canada, has been named as a judge of the Supreme Court of Yukon. 

Justice Campbell, who is fluent in both official languages, has appeared before courts in two territories and five provinces.

During her career, she has worked with the Quebec and Yukon Regional Offices of the Public Prosecution Service of Canada (PPSC), with the PPSC’s competition law section, and has conducted civil litigation files for the Atlantic regional office and the northern regional office of the Department of Justice Canada. As a prosecutor, Justice Campbell has handled criminal matters throughout the Yukon and was assigned to circuit court in communities including Pelly Crossing, Carmacks, Watson Lake, and others.

Justice Campbell fills a new position authorized under Bill C-44.