Irving Andre

Justice Irving Andre is the author of A Century of Dominican Cricket, Strangers in Suffisant: British West Indians in Curacao, and the biographies of Franklin Baron, Dominica’s first chief minister; Edward Oliver LeBlanc, Dominica’s first premier; and Dr. Desmond McIntyre, Dominica’s first surgeon. Between 1990 and 2002, Andre worked as a prosecutor for the Ontario Ministry of Labour, an assistant crown attorney in Brampton, Ontario, a criminal defence lawyer, and a vice-president of the Ontario Licence Appeals Tribunal. In 2002 he was appointed as a judge in the Ontario Court of Justice where he presided as the local administrative judge in the Region of Peel from 2010 to 2012. In 2012, Justice Andre was appointed to the Superior Court of Justice in Brampton, where he currently resides.