The Canadian Press

2016-10-14 | Justice Ministers Judges

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The federal justice minister says she's poised to appoint a number of new judges following criticism from Alberta, where a first-degree murder charge was stayed last week because of an unreasonable delay. Jody Wilson-Raybould says she is also reviewing how judges are appointed. Alberta Justice Minister Kathleen Ganley says the lack of judges in her province is a real problem. (Speaking after a meeting of justice ministers in Halifax, Ganley said it was troubling to see the family of a victim denied justice.)

Date: 2016-10-14
Placeline: HALIFAX.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 17 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << obviously it's a concern there's a number of vacancies in Alberta and we have the lowest number of Superior Court Justices per capita at that being said this is not an issue that arose overnight so this has been building up for years for even decades >>