NOVA SCOTIA JUDICIAL APPOINTMENTS ANNOUNCED

OTTAWA, June 13, 2014 – The Honourable Peter MacKay, P.C., Q.C., M.P. for Central Nova, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, today announced the following appointments:

The Honourable Cindy A. Bourgeois, a judge of the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia, is appointed a judge of the Court of Appeal of Nova Scotia to replace Madam Justice L.L. Oland, who elected to become a supernumerary judge effective June 22, 2014.

Madam Justice Bourgeois was appointed a judge of the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia in 2009. At the time of her appointment, she was managing partner with Hicks, LeMoyne, which she joined after being admitted to the Bar of Nova Scotia in 1992. Her main areas of practice were civil and commercial litigation, including personal injury and employment law. She served as a Small Claims Court Adjudicator from 2006 to 2009.

Madam Justice Bourgeois received a Bachelor of Arts from Dalhousie University in 1988 and a Bachelor of Laws from Dalhousie Law School in 1991.

The Honourable Jamie S. Campbell, a judge of the Provincial Court of Nova Scotia in Halifax, is appointed a judge of the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia to replace Madam Justice C.A. Bourgeois, who was appointed to the Nova Scotia Court of Appeal.

Mr. Justice Campbell was appointed to the Provincial Court in 2005. He served as President of the Nova Scotia Provincial Judges Association, as Chair of the Nova Scotia Courthouse Standards Committee, and as an instructor at Dalhousie Law School.

Justice Campbell received a Bachelor of Laws from Dalhousie University in 1982 and was admitted to the Nova Scotia Barristers' Society in 1983. Prior to his appointment, he practised with Cox Hanson and its predecessor firms in Halifax. His main areas of practice were family law, labour and employment law, and Aboriginal law.

These appointments are effective June 22, 2014.

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