QUEBEC JUDICIAL APPOINTMENTS ANNOUNCED

OTTAWA, December 12, 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 Nicole Tremblay, a lawyer with Cain Lamarre Casgrain Wells in Chicoutimi, is appointed a puisne judge of the Superior Court of Quebec to replace Mr. Justice J. Babin (Chicoutimi), who elected to become a supernumerary judge as of August 2, 2013.

Madam Justice Tremblay received a Bachelor of Laws from l'Université Laval in 1988 and was admitted to the Bar of Quebec in 1989. She joined Cain Lamarre Casgrain Wells in Chicoutimi in 2001, where she practised family law, human rights, civil litigation and insurance law. Prior to that, she had practised with Truchon Girard Tremblay (1996-2001) and with Truchon & Associés (1989-96).

Madam Justice Tremblay was Bâtonnière du Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean (2011-12) and a Board member of "Corporation des femmes d'affaires du Saguenay" (2006-08). She has been a consultant on the committee for good clinical practices for "Complexe Hospitalier de la Sagamie" since 2003 and president of the board of directors of the "Corporation de recherche et d'action sur les maladies héréditaires" (CORAMH) where she has held other positions.

The Honourable Lukasz Granosik, a lawyer with Norton Rose Fullbright Canada in Montréal, is appointed a puisne judge of the Superior Court of Quebec to fill a new position created by section 64 of Bill C-31.

Mr. Justice Granosik received a Bachelor of Science from l'Université de Montréal in 1990 and a Bachelor of Laws from l'Université de Sherbrooke in 1993.

Mr. Justice Granosik joined Norton Rose Fullbright (formerly Ogilvy Renault) in 2000 and became a partner in 2003. He has particular expertise in Charter rights issues in labour law. After he was admitted to the Bar of Quebec in 1994, he was a lawyer with Monette, Barakett et associés, where he practised civil litigation and labour law. In 2014, he became vice president of the Canadian Association of Counsel to Employers (CACE), which represents over 750 management-side labour and employment lawyers. He is the author and co-author of books about labour relations and protection of personal information and has also written numerous articles on the subject. He has been recognized in the legal directories of Lexpert and Best Lawyers in Canada for Workers Compensation Law, Occupational Health and Safety, and Workplace Human Rights.

These appointments are effective immediately.

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