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Statement by Chief Justice Ritu Khullar

Nov 28, 2022

The Honourable Chief Justice Ritu Khullar following her appointment:

Chief Justice Ritu Khullar is deeply honoured and humbled to have been appointed the new Chief Justice of Alberta, and Chief Justice of the Courts of Appeal for the Northwest Territories and Nunavut.

“The opportunity to serve the people of Alberta, the Northwest Territories and Nunavut in this way is an enormous privilege and responsibility to which I am wholly committed,” Chief Justice Khullar said.

“I am forever grateful to live in Canada where the values of respect, equality and fairness are deeply embedded and where any individual can flourish.

“The legacy of the judiciary in Alberta, the Northwest Territories and Nunavut is deep and strong. I recognize the importance of this office, and I look forward to working with my judicial colleagues to continue to serve the interests of justice and all people in these communities.”

For more information, contact:

Paula Beauchamp
Communications, Alberta Court of Appeal