In the news: Three new judges appointed to the Ottawa Courthouse

The Ministry of the Attorney General for Ontario announced today that three new judges have been appointed to the Ontario Court of Justice in Ottawa - the Honourable Justice Norman D. Boxall, a former defence lawyer, the Honourable Justice W. Vincent Clifford, a former defence lawyer, and the Honourable Justice Marlyse Dumel, a former prosecutor with the Public Prosecution Service of Canada. All three judges are respected and experienced figures at the Ottawa Courthouse.


In December 2016, Attorney General Yasir had announced the Government's plan to address the court backlogs, including a proposal to hire new judges in the Ontario Court of Justice.