EDMONTON, Alberta | The Alberta Court of Appeal is pleased to welcome the Honourable Justice Ritu Khullar as the new Chief Justice of Alberta. Chief Justice Khullar replaces the Honourable Catherine Anne Fraser who retired on July 30, 2022.
"My colleagues and I extend a warm welcome to Justice Ritu Khullar as Chief Justice of Alberta, Chief Justice of the Alberta Court of Appeal and Chief Justice of the Northwest Territories and Nunavut Courts of Appeal," said Acting Chief Justice Frans Slatter.
“Chief Justice Khullar will serve the Courts and the people of this province and this country very well.”
Chief Justice Ritu Khullar—Background
The Honourable Chief Justice Ritu Khullar was appointed to the Court of Queen's Bench of Alberta in 2017 and was elevated to the Courts of Appeal of Alberta, the Northwest Territories and Nunavut in 2018. Chief Justice Khullar was today appointed Chief Justice of the Alberta Court of Appeal by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.
About Alberta Court of Appeal
Alberta Court of Appeal is the province's highest court. The Court hears criminal and civil appeals from trial courts, boards and tribunals across Alberta.
The announcement through the Prime Minister's Office is available here: https://pm.gc.ca
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