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Ottawa appoints seven judges to Court Martial Appeal Court

Friday, May 03, 2019 @ 2:00 PM | By John Chunn


The federal Department of Justice on May 3 announced the following seven appointments to the Court Martial Appeal Court of Canada, under section 234(2)(b) of the National Defence Act:

  • Justice J. Derek Green, judge of the Appeals Division of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland and Labrador (supernumerary)
  • Justice Lois R. Hoegg, judge of the Appeals Division of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland and Labrador
  • Justice Gladys I. Pardu, Court of Appeal for Ontario
  • Justice Gary T. Trotter, Court of Appeal for Ontario
  • Justice Marina S. Paperny, Court of Appeal of Alberta
  • Justice Peter W.L. Martin, Court of Appeal of Alberta
  • Chief Justice Louise A. Charbonneau, Supreme Court of the Northwest Territories.

According to Justice Canada’s press release, the Court Martial Appeal Court of Canada (CMACC) is an appellate court composed of judges appointed by the governor-in-council from justices of the Federal Court of Appeal, the Federal Court and the appellate and trial divisions of provincial superior courts.The CMACC plays an important role in Canada’s military justice system and benefits from the experience of senior judges from across the country.