FEDERAL COURT OF APPEAL JUDICIAL APPOINTMENT ANNOUNCED
OTTAWA, October 5, 2012 — The Honourable Rob Nicholson, P.C., Q.C., M.P. for Niagara Falls, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, today announced the following appointment:
The Honourable Wyman W. Webb, a judge with the Tax Court of Canada, is appointed a Judge of the Federal Court of Appeal, to replace Madam Justice C. Layden-Stevenson, who passed away on June 27, 2012.
Mr. Justice Webb received a Bachelor of Science from Mount Allison University in 1978. He received a Bachelor of Laws and a Master of Business Administration from Dalhousie University in 1982. He was admitted to the Bar of Nova Scotia in 1982.
Prior to his appointment as a judge of the Tax Court of Canada in 2006, Mr. Justice Webb had been a partner with Patterson Law since 1982. His main areas of practice were national tax law, commercial law and tax litigation.
Mr. Justice Webb was a former Governor of the Canadian Tax Foundation and lecturer of tax law at Dalhousie Law School.
This appointment is effective immediately.
Julie Di Mambro
Office of the Minister of Justice
Department of Justice
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