The Honourable George R. Strathy, a Judge of the Court of Appeal for Ontario, is appointed Chief Justice of the Court of Appeal for Ontario.
He replaces Justice W. Winkler, who retired last December.
Justice Strathy was appointed a Judge of the Court of Appeal for Ontario in April 2013, after serving for five years as a Judge of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice in the Toronto Region. He was a partner with Strathy & Isaacs in Toronto, where he specialized in civil litigation, with particular emphasis on Maritime and Transportation law.
His appointment began June 13.