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== Current Justices ==
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| 83
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| Richard Wagner
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| Oct 5, 2012 –<br/>''present''<br> Dec 18, 2017 –<br/>''present'' (CJ)
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|Harper (Judge) <br>J. Trudeau (CJ)
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| [[Quebec Court of Appeal]]
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|-
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| 77
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| Rosalie Abella
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| Aug 30, 2004 –<br/>''present''
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| Martin
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| [[Court of Appeal for Ontario]]
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|-
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| 82
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| Andromache Karakatsanis
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| Oct 21, 2011 –<br/>''present''
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| Harper
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| Court of Appeal for Ontario
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|-
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| 84
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| Clément Gascon
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| Jun 9, 2014 –<br/>''present''
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| Harper
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| [[Quebec Court of Appeal]]
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|-
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| 85
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| Suzanne Côté
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| Dec 1, 2014 –<br/>''present''
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| Harper
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| Lawyer
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| 86
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| Russell Brown
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| Aug 31, 2015 –<br/>''present''
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| Harper
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| [[Court of Appeal of Alberta]]
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|-
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| 87
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| Malcolm Rowe
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| Oct 28, 2016 –<br/>''present''
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| J. Trudeau
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| [[Supreme Court of Newfoundland and Labrador (Court of Appeal)]]
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| 88
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| Sheilah Martin
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| 18 December 2017 to present
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| J. Trudeau
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| [[Court of Appeal of Alberta]]<br>Court of Appeal for the Northwest Territories<br>Court of Appeal of Nunavut
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| 81
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| Michael J. Moldaver
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| 21 October 2011 to present
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| Harper
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| Court of Appeal for Ontario
  
== Justices ==
 
{|style="margin: 0 auto;"
 
| [[File:The Honourable Richard Wagner.jpg|thumb|upright=.70|[[Richard Wagner (judge)|Richard Wagner]], the current chief justice (since 2017)]]
 
| [[File:Beverley McLachlin (crop).jpg|thumb|upright=.85|[[Beverley McLachlin]], the first woman to serve as chief justice (2000–2017)]]
 
 
|}
 
|}
{{clear}}
 
 
In the table below, the index numbers in the far left column denote the order in which the justices were appointed as a Supreme Court puisne justice (or, as chief justice where the individual was appointed directly as chief justice). Also, a shaded row—{{colorbox|#fffacd|border=darkgray}}—denotes a [[Incumbent|current]] justice. Additionally, while many of the justices' positions prior to appointment are simply listed as "lawyer", many had part-time positions, such as teaching, or acted as counsel to various levels of government. The justices of the Supreme Court are:
 
  
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== Past Justices ==
 
{| class="wikitable sortable"
 
{| class="wikitable sortable"
 
|-
 
|-
! colspan=3 | Justice
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! #
! colspan=2 | Service&nbsp;dates<ref>{{cite web|title=Current and Former Chief Justices| url=https://www.scc-csc.ca/judges-juges/cfcju-jucp-eng.aspx| publisher=Supreme Court of Canada| location=Ottawa, Ontario| accessdate=November 13, 2018}}</ref><ref>{{cite web|title=Current and Former Judges| url=https://www.scc-csc.ca/judges-juges/cfpju-jupp-eng.aspx| publisher=Supreme Court of Canada| location=Ottawa, Ontario| accessdate=November 13, 2018}}</ref>
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! Name
! colspan=2 | Service&nbsp;length
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! Service&nbsp;duration
! rowspan=2 | Appointed&nbsp;on<br/>advice of
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! Appointed&nbsp;on<br/>advice of
! rowspan=2 | Legal education
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! Prior position
! rowspan=2 | Prior position
 
|-
 
! No.
 
! Name<br/>{{small|(lived)}}
 
! Province
 
! class="unsortable" | Overall tenure
 
! class="unsortable" | Chief justice tenure
 
! Overall tenure
 
! Chief justice tenure
 
 
|-
 
|-
| scope="row" style="text-align:center;" | 1
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| 1
| Sir [[William Buell Richards]]<br/>{{small|(1815–1889)}}
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| William Buell Richards
| [[Ontario]]
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| Sep 30, 1875 – Jan 10, 1879
| Sep 30, 1875 –<br/>Jan 10, 1879
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| Mackenzie (CJ)
| {{nowrap|Sep 30, 1875 –}}<br/>Jan 10, 1879
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| Chief Justice of the Court of Common Pleas for Canada West
| {{ayd|1875|9|30|1879|1|10}}
 
| {{ayd|1875|9|30|1879|1|10}}
 
| [[Alexander Mackenzie (politician)|Mackenzie]] {{small|(directly as chief justice)}}
 
| [[Articled clerk|Articles of clerkship with a senior lawyer]] <br/>{{small|(1837)}}
 
| Chief Justice of the [[Court of Common Pleas (England)|Court of Common Pleas]] for Canada West
 
 
|-
 
|-
| style="text-align:center;" | 2
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| 2
| [[William Johnstone Ritchie]]<br/>{{small|(1813–1892)}}
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| William Johnstone Ritchie  
| [[New Brunswick]]
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| Sep 30, 1875 – Sep 25, 1892<Br> Jan 11, 1879 – Sep 25, 1892 (Chief)
| Sep 30, 1875 –<br/>{{nowrap|Sep 25, 1892}}
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| Mackenzie (Judge);<br> Macdonald (Chief)
| Jan 11, 1879 –<br/>{{nowrap|Sep 25, 1892}}
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| Chief Justice of New Brunswick
| {{ayd|1875|9|30|1892|9|25}}
 
| {{ayd|1879|1|11|1892|9|25}}
 
| [[Alexander Mackenzie (politician)|Mackenzie]] {{small|(as puisne justice)}};<br>[[Sir John A. Macdonald|Macdonald]] {{small|(as chief justice)}}
 
| [[Articled clerk|Articles of clerkship with a senior lawyer]]<br/>{{small|(1837)}}
 
| [[Chief Justice of New Brunswick]]
 
 
|-
 
|-
| style="text-align:center;" | 3
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| 3
| [[Samuel Henry Strong]]<br/>{{small|(1825–1909)}}
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| Samuel Henry Strong
| [[Ontario]]
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| Sep 30, 1875 – Nov 17, 1902 (Judge)<Br> Dec 13, 1892 – Nov 17, 1902 (CJ)
| Sep 30, 1875 –<br/>Nov 17, 1902
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| Mackenzie (Judge) <br>Thompson (CJ)
| Dec 13, 1892 –<br/>Nov 17, 1902
 
| {{ayd|1875|9|30|1902|11|17}}
 
| {{ayd|1892|12|13|1902|11|17}}
 
| [[Alexander Mackenzie (politician)|Mackenzie]] {{small|(as puisne justice)}};<br>[[John Sparrow David Thompson|Thompson]] {{small|(as chief justice)}}
 
| [[Articled clerk|Articles of clerkship with a senior lawyer]] <br/>{{small|(1849)}}
 
 
| [[Court of Appeal for Ontario|Ontario Court of Error & Appeal]]
 
| [[Court of Appeal for Ontario|Ontario Court of Error & Appeal]]
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|-
 
| style="text-align:center;" | 4
 
| style="text-align:center;" | 4
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| style="text-align:center;" | 6
 
| style="text-align:center;" | 6
 
| [[William Alexander Henry]]<br/>{{small|(1816–1888)}}
 
| [[William Alexander Henry]]<br/>{{small|(1816–1888)}}
| [[Nova Scotia]]
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| Sep 30, 1875 – May 3, 1888
| Sep 30, 1875 –<br/>May 3, 1888
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| Mackenzie
| <center>—</center>
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| Lawyer
| {{ayd|1875|9|30|1888|5|3}}
 
| <span style="display:none">{{ayd|1875|9|30|1875|9|30}}</span><center>—</center>
 
| [[Alexander Mackenzie (politician)|Mackenzie]]
 
| [[Articled clerk|Articles of clerkship with a senior lawyer]] <br/>{{small|(1841)}}
 
| [[Lawyer]]
 
 
|-
 
|-
 
| style="text-align:center;" | 7
 
| style="text-align:center;" | 7
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| [[Attorney General|Attorney General of Saskatchewan]]
 
| [[Attorney General|Attorney General of Saskatchewan]]
 
|-
 
|-
| style="text-align:center;" | 40
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| 40
| [[Charles Holland Locke]]<br/>{{small|(1887–1980)}}
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| Charles Holland Locke
| [[British Columbia]]
 
 
| Jun 3, 1947 –<br/>Sep 15, 1962
 
| Jun 3, 1947 –<br/>Sep 15, 1962
| <center>—</center>
 
 
| {{ayd|1947|6|3|1962|9|15}}
 
| {{ayd|1947|6|3|1962|9|15}}
 
| <span style="display:none">{{ayd|1875|9|30|1875|9|30}}</span><center>—</center>
 
| <span style="display:none">{{ayd|1875|9|30|1875|9|30}}</span><center>—</center>
| [[William Lyon Mackenzie King|King]]
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| King
| [[Articled clerk|Articles of clerkship with a senior lawyer]] <br/>{{small|(1910)}}
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| Lawyer
| [[Lawyer]]
 
 
|-
 
|-
| style="text-align:center;" | 41
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| 41
| [[John Robert Cartwright]]<br/>{{small|(1895–1979)}}
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| John Robert Cartwright
| [[Ontario]]
 
 
| Dec 22, 1949 –<br/>Mar 22, 1970
 
| Dec 22, 1949 –<br/>Mar 22, 1970
 
| Sep 1, 1967 –<br/>Mar 22, 1970
 
| Sep 1, 1967 –<br/>Mar 22, 1970
| {{ayd|1949|12|22|1970|3|22}}
 
| {{ayd|1967|9|1|1970|3|22}}
 
 
| [[Louis St. Laurent|St. Laurent]] {{small|(as puisne justice)}};<br>[[Lester B. Pearson|Pearson]] {{small|(as chief justice)}}
 
| [[Louis St. Laurent|St. Laurent]] {{small|(as puisne justice)}};<br>[[Lester B. Pearson|Pearson]] {{small|(as chief justice)}}
| [[Osgoode Hall Law School|Osgoode Hall Law School (Law Society of Upper Canada)]] <br/>{{small|(1920)}}
 
 
| [[Lawyer]]
 
| [[Lawyer]]
 
|-
 
|-
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| style="text-align:center;" | 43
 
| style="text-align:center;" | 43
 
| [[Douglas Charles Abbott]]<br/>{{small|(1899–1987)}}
 
| [[Douglas Charles Abbott]]<br/>{{small|(1899–1987)}}
| [[Quebec]]
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| Quebec
 
| Jul 1, 1954 –<br/>Dec 22, 1973
 
| Jul 1, 1954 –<br/>Dec 22, 1973
 
| <center>—</center>
 
| <center>—</center>
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| [[Manitoba Court of Appeal]]
 
| [[Manitoba Court of Appeal]]
 
|-
 
|-
| style="text-align:center;" | 53
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| 53
| [[Jean Beetz]]<br/>{{small|(1927–1991)}}
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| Jean Beetz
| [[Quebec]]
 
 
| Jan 1, 1974 –<br/>Nov 9, 1988
 
| Jan 1, 1974 –<br/>Nov 9, 1988
| <center>—</center>
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| P. Trudeau
| {{ayd|1974|1|1|1988|11|9}}
 
| <span style="display:none">{{ayd|1875|9|30|1875|9|30}}</span><center>—</center>
 
| [[Pierre Trudeau|P. Trudeau]]
 
| [[Université de Montréal Faculty of Law]]<br/>{{small|(1950)}} <br/>[[Pembroke College, Oxford]]<br/>{{small|(1953)}}
 
 
| [[Quebec Court of Appeal]]
 
| [[Quebec Court of Appeal]]
 
|-
 
|-
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| [[Pierre Trudeau|P. Trudeau]]
 
| [[Pierre Trudeau|P. Trudeau]]
 
| [[Université Laval]] ([[Faculté de droit (Université Laval)]]) and [[University of Toronto Faculty of Law|University of Toronto]]
 
| [[Université Laval]] ([[Faculté de droit (Université Laval)]]) and [[University of Toronto Faculty of Law|University of Toronto]]
| [[Chairman]] of [[Air Canada]]
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| [[Chairman]] of [[Air Canada]] -->
 
|-
 
|-
| style="text-align:center;" | 57
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| 57
| [[William McIntyre (judge)|William Rogers McIntyre]]<br/>{{small|(1918–2009)}}
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| William Rogers McIntyre
| [[British Columbia]]
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| Jan 1, 1979 – Feb 14, 1989
| Jan 1, 1979 –<br/>Feb 14, 1989
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| P. Trudeau
| <center>—</center>
 
| {{ayd|1979|1|1|1989|2|14}}
 
| <span style="display:none">{{ayd|1875|9|30|1875|9|30}}</span><center>—</center>
 
| [[Pierre Trudeau|P. Trudeau]]
 
| [[University of Saskatchewan]]
 
 
| [[British Columbia Court of Appeal]]
 
| [[British Columbia Court of Appeal]]
 
|-
 
|-
| style="text-align:center;" | 58
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| 58
| [[Julien Chouinard]]<br/>{{small|(1929–1987)}}
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| Julien Chouinard
| [[Quebec]]
+
| Sep 24, 1979 – Feb 6, 1987
| Sep 24, 1979 –<br/>Feb 6, 1987
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| Clark
| <center>—</center>
 
| {{ayd|1979|9|24|1987|2|6}}
 
| <span style="display:none">{{ayd|1875|9|30|1875|9|30}}</span><center>—</center>
 
| [[Joe Clark|Clark]]
 
| [[Université Laval]]
 
 
| [[Quebec Court of Appeal]]
 
| [[Quebec Court of Appeal]]
 
|-
 
|-
| style="text-align:center;" | 59
+
| 59
| [[Antonio Lamer]]<br/>{{small|(1933–2007)}}
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| Antonio Lamer
| [[Quebec]]
+
| Mar 28, 1980 – Jan 6, 2000 (Judge)<br> Jul 1, 1990 – Jan 6, 2000 (CJ)
| Mar 28, 1980 –<br/>Jan 6, 2000
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| P. Trudeau (Judge)<br> Mulroney (CJ)
| Jul 1, 1990 –<br/>Jan 6, 2000
 
| {{ayd|1980|3|28|2000|1|6}}
 
| {{ayd|1990|7|1|2000|1|6}}
 
| [[Pierre Trudeau|P. Trudeau]] {{small|(as puisne justice)}};<br>[[Brian Mulroney|Mulroney]] {{small|(as chief justice)}}
 
| [[Université de Montréal Faculty of Law|Université de Montréal]]
 
 
| [[Quebec Court of Appeal]]
 
| [[Quebec Court of Appeal]]
 
|-
 
|-
| style="text-align:center;" | 60
+
| 60
| [[Bertha Wilson]]<br/>{{small|(1923–2007)}}
+
| Bertha Wilson
| [[Ontario]]
+
| Mar 4, 1982 – Jan 3, 1991
| Mar 4, 1982 –<br/>Jan 3, 1991
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| P. Trudeau
| <center>—</center>
 
| {{ayd|1982|3|4|1991|1|3}}
 
| <span style="display:none">{{ayd|1875|9|30|1875|9|30}}</span><center>—</center>
 
| [[Pierre Trudeau|P. Trudeau]]
 
| [[Dalhousie Law School]]
 
 
| [[Court of Appeal for Ontario]]
 
| [[Court of Appeal for Ontario]]
 
|-
 
|-
| style="text-align:center;" | 61
+
| 61
| [[Gerald Le Dain|Gerald Eric Le Dain]]<br/>{{small|(1924–2007)}}
+
| [Gerald Eric Le Dain
| [[Ontario]]
 
 
| {{nowrap|May 29, 1984 –}}<br/>Nov 29, 1988
 
| {{nowrap|May 29, 1984 –}}<br/>Nov 29, 1988
| <center>—</center>
+
| P. Trudeau
| {{ayd|1984|5|29|1988|11|29}}
+
| Federal Court of Appeal
| <span style="display:none">{{ayd|1875|9|30|1875|9|30}}</span><center>—</center>
 
| [[Pierre Trudeau|P. Trudeau]]
 
| [[McGill University Faculty of Law]]
 
| [[Federal Court of Appeal (Canada)|Federal Court of Appeal]]
 
 
|-
 
|-
| style="text-align:center;" | 62
+
| 62
| [[Gérard La Forest]]<br/>{{small|(b. 1926)}}
+
| Gérard La Forest
| [[New Brunswick]]
+
| Jan 16, 1985 – Sep 29, 1997
| Jan 16, 1985 –<br/>Sep 29, 1997
+
| Mulroney
| <center>—</center>
 
| {{ayd|1985|1|16|1997|9|29}}
 
| <span style="display:none">{{ayd|1875|9|30|1875|9|30}}</span><center>—</center>
 
| [[Brian Mulroney|Mulroney]]
 
| [[University of New Brunswick Faculty of Law]] and [[Yale Law School]]
 
 
| [[New Brunswick Court of Appeal]]
 
| [[New Brunswick Court of Appeal]]
 
|-
 
|-
| style="text-align:center;" | 63
+
| 63
| [[Claire L'Heureux-Dubé]]<br/>{{small|(b. 1927)}}
+
| Claire L'Heureux-Dubé
| [[Quebec]]
+
| Apr 15, 1987 – Jun 30, 2002
| Apr 15, 1987 –<br/>Jun 30, 2002
+
| Mulroney
| <center>—</center>
 
| {{ayd|1987|4|15|2002|6|30}}
 
| <span style="display:none">{{ayd|1875|9|30|1875|9|30}}</span><center>—</center>
 
| [[Brian Mulroney|Mulroney]]
 
| [[Université Laval]] ([[Faculté de droit (Université Laval)]])
 
 
| [[Quebec Court of Appeal]]
 
| [[Quebec Court of Appeal]]
 
|-
 
|-
| style="text-align:center;" | 64
+
| 64
| [[John Sopinka]]<br/>{{small|(1933–1997)}}
+
| John Sopinka  
| [[Ontario]]
+
| May 24, 1988 – Nov 24, 1997
| May 24, 1988 –<br/>Nov 24, 1997
+
| Mulroney
| <center>—</center>
+
| Lawyer
| {{ayd|1988|5|24|1997|11|24}}
 
| <span style="display:none">{{ayd|1875|9|30|1875|9|30}}</span><center>—</center>
 
| [[Brian Mulroney|Mulroney]]
 
| [[University of Toronto Faculty of Law|University of Toronto]]
 
| [[Lawyer]]
 
 
|-
 
|-
| style="text-align:center;" | 65
+
| 65
| [[Charles Gonthier]]<br/>{{small|(1928–2009)}}
+
| Charles Gonthier  
| [[Quebec]]
+
| Feb 1, 1989 – Jul 31, 2003
| Feb 1, 1989 –<br/>Jul 31, 2003
+
| Mulroney
| <center>—</center>
 
| {{ayd|1989|2|1|2003|7|31}}
 
| <span style="display:none">{{ayd|1875|9|30|1875|9|30}}</span><center>—</center>
 
| [[Brian Mulroney|Mulroney]]
 
| [[McGill University Faculty of Law]]
 
 
| [[Quebec Court of Appeal]]
 
| [[Quebec Court of Appeal]]
 
|-
 
|-
| style="text-align:center;" | 66
+
| 66
| [[Peter Cory]]<br/>{{small|(b. 1925)}}
+
| Peter Cory
| [[Ontario]]
+
| Feb 1, 1989 – May 31, 1999
| Feb 1, 1989 –<br/>May 31, 1999
+
| Mulroney
| <center>—</center>
 
| {{ayd|1989|2|1|1999|5|31}}
 
| <span style="display:none">{{ayd|1875|9|30|1875|9|30}}</span><center>—</center>
 
| [[Brian Mulroney|Mulroney]]
 
| [[Osgoode Hall Law School]]
 
 
| [[Court of Appeal for Ontario]]
 
| [[Court of Appeal for Ontario]]
 
|-
 
|-
| style="text-align:center;" | 67
+
| 67
| [[Beverley McLachlin]]<br/>{{small|(b. 1943)}}
+
| Beverley McLachlin  
| [[British Columbia]]
+
| Mar 30, 1989 – Dec 14, 2017 (Judge)<Br> Jan 7, 2000 – Dec 14, 2017 (CJ)
| Mar 30, 1989 –<br/>Dec 14, 2017
+
| Mulroney (Judge) <br> Chrétien (CJ)
| Jan 7, 2000 –<br/>Dec 14, 2017
 
| {{ayd|1989|3|30|2017|12|14}}
 
| {{ayd|2000|1|7|2017|12|14}}
 
| [[Brian Mulroney|Mulroney]] {{small|(as puisne justice)}};<br>[[Jean Chrétien|Chrétien]] {{small|(as chief justice)}}
 
| [[University of Alberta Faculty of Law]]
 
 
|Chief Justice of the [[Supreme Court of British Columbia]]
 
|Chief Justice of the [[Supreme Court of British Columbia]]
 
|-
 
|-
| style="text-align:center;" | 68
+
| 68
| [[William Stevenson (judge)|William Stevenson]]<br/>{{small|(b. 1934)}}
+
| William Stevenson  
| [[Alberta]]
+
| Sep 17, 1990 – Jun 4, 1992
| Sep 17, 1990 –<br/>Jun 4, 1992
+
| Mulroney
| <center>—</center>
+
| [[Court of Appeal of Alberta]]<br/>Court of Appeal for the Northwest Territories
| {{ayd|1990|9|17|1992|6|4}}
 
| <span style="display:none">{{ayd|1875|9|30|1875|9|30}}</span><center>—</center>
 
| [[Brian Mulroney|Mulroney]]
 
| [[University of Alberta Faculty of Law]]
 
| [[Court of Appeal of Alberta]]<br/>[[Court of Appeal for the Northwest Territories]]
 
 
|-
 
|-
| style="text-align:center;" | 69
+
| 69
| [[Frank Iacobucci]]<br/>{{small|(b. 1937)}}
+
| Frank Iacobucci
| [[Ontario]]
 
 
| Jan 7, 1991 –<br/>Jun 30, 2004
 
| Jan 7, 1991 –<br/>Jun 30, 2004
| <center>—</center>
+
| Mulroney
| {{ayd|1991|1|7|2004|6|30}}
+
|Chief Justice of the Federal Court
| <span style="display:none">{{ayd|1875|9|30|1875|9|30}}</span><center>—</center>
 
| [[Brian Mulroney|Mulroney]]
 
| [[University of British Columbia]] and [[Faculty of Law, University of Cambridge]]
 
|Chief Justice of the [[Federal Court of Canada|Federal Court]]
 
 
|-
 
|-
| style="text-align:center;" | 70
+
| 70
| [[John C. Major]]<br/>{{small|(b. 1931)}}
+
| John C. Major
| [[Alberta]]
 
 
| Nov 13, 1992 –<br/>Dec 24, 2005
 
| Nov 13, 1992 –<br/>Dec 24, 2005
| <center>—</center>
+
| Mulroney
| {{ayd|1992|11|13|2005|12|24}}
 
| <span style="display:none">{{ayd|1875|9|30|1875|9|30}}</span><center>—</center>
 
| [[Brian Mulroney|Mulroney]]
 
| [[University of Toronto Faculty of Law|University of Toronto]]
 
 
| [[Court of Appeal of Alberta]]
 
| [[Court of Appeal of Alberta]]
 
|-
 
|-
| style="text-align:center;" | 71
+
| 71
| [[Michel Bastarache]]<br/>{{small|(b. 1947)}}
+
| Michel Bastarache
| [[New Brunswick]]
+
| Sep 30, 1997 – Jun 30, 2008
| Sep 30, 1997 –<br/>Jun 30, 2008
+
| Chrétien
| <center>—</center>
 
| {{ayd|1997|9|30|2008|6|30}}
 
| <span style="display:none">{{ayd|1875|9|30|1875|9|30}}</span><center>—</center>
 
| [[Jean Chrétien|Chrétien]]
 
| [[University of Ottawa Faculty of Law]]
 
 
| [[New Brunswick Court of Appeal]]
 
| [[New Brunswick Court of Appeal]]
 
|-
 
|-
| style="text-align:center;" | 72
+
| 72
| [[William Ian Corneil Binnie]]<br/>{{small|(b. 1939)}}
+
| William Ian Corneil Binnie
| [[Ontario]]
+
| Jan 8, 1998 – Oct 20, 2011
| Jan 8, 1998 –<br/>Oct 20, 2011
+
| Chrétien
| <center>—</center>
+
| Lawyer
| {{ayd|1998|1|8|2011|10|20}}
 
| <span style="display:none">{{ayd|1875|9|30|1875|9|30}}</span><center>—</center>
 
| [[Jean Chrétien|Chrétien]]
 
| [[Faculty of Law, University of Cambridge]] [[University of Toronto Faculty of Law|University of Toronto]]
 
| [[Lawyer]]
 
 
|-
 
|-
| style="text-align:center;" | 73
+
| 73
| [[Louise Arbour]]<br/>{{small|(b. 1947)}}
+
| Louise Arbour
| [[Ontario]]
+
| Sep 15, 1999 – Jun 30, 2004
| Sep 15, 1999 –<br/>Jun 30, 2004
+
| Chrétien
| <center>—</center>
+
|Chief Prosecutor for the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia and for Rwanda
| {{ayd|1999|9|15|2004|6|30}}
 
| <span style="display:none">{{ayd|1875|9|30|1875|9|30}}</span><center>—</center>
 
| [[Jean Chrétien|Chrétien]]
 
| [[Université de Montréal Faculty of Law]]<br />[[University of Ottawa Faculty of Law]]
 
|Chief Prosecutor for the [[International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia]] and for [[International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda|Rwanda]]
 
 
|-
 
|-
| style="text-align:center;" | 74
+
| 74
| [[Louis LeBel]]<br/>{{small|(b. 1939)}}
+
| Louis LeBel
| [[Quebec]]
+
| Jan 7, 2000 – Nov 29, 2014
| Jan 7, 2000 –<br/>Nov 29, 2014
+
| Chrétien
| <center>—</center>
 
| {{ayd|2000|1|7|2014|11|29}}
 
| <span style="display:none">{{ayd|1875|9|30|1875|9|30}}</span><center>—</center>
 
| [[Jean Chrétien|Chrétien]]
 
| [[Université Laval]]<br />[[University of Toronto Faculty of Law|University of Toronto]]
 
 
| [[Quebec Court of Appeal]]
 
| [[Quebec Court of Appeal]]
 
|-
 
|-
| style="text-align:center;" | 75
+
| 75
| [[Marie Deschamps]]<br/>{{small|(b. 1952)}}
+
| Marie Deschamps  
| [[Quebec]]
 
 
| Aug 7, 2002 –<br/>Aug 6, 2012
 
| Aug 7, 2002 –<br/>Aug 6, 2012
| <center>—</center>
+
| Chrétien
| {{ayd|2002|8|7|2012|8|6}}
 
| <span style="display:none">{{ayd|1875|9|30|1875|9|30}}</span><center>—</center>
 
| [[Jean Chrétien|Chrétien]]
 
| [[Université de Montréal Faculty of Law|Université de Montréal]] [[McGill University Faculty of Law]]
 
 
| [[Quebec Court of Appeal]]
 
| [[Quebec Court of Appeal]]
 
|-
 
|-
| style="text-align:center;" | 76
+
| 76
| [[Morris J. Fish]]<br/>{{small|(b. 1938)}}
+
| Morris J. Fish
| [[Quebec]]
+
| Aug 5, 2003 – Aug 30, 2013
| Aug 5, 2003 –<br/>Aug 30, 2013
+
| Chrétien
| <center>—</center>
 
| {{ayd|2003|8|5|2013|8|30}}
 
| <span style="display:none">{{ayd|1875|9|30|1875|9|30}}</span><center>—</center>
 
| [[Jean Chrétien|Chrétien]]
 
| [[McGill University Faculty of Law]]
 
 
| [[Quebec Court of Appeal]]
 
| [[Quebec Court of Appeal]]
|-bgcolor="#fffacd"
 
| style="text-align:center;" | 77
 
| [[Rosalie Abella]]<br/>{{small|(b. 1946)}}{{efn-ua|Age {{Age nts|1946|07|01}}, mandatory retirement date: July 1, 2021}}
 
| [[Ontario]]
 
| Aug 30, 2004 –<br/>''present''
 
| <center>—</center>
 
| ''{{ayd|2004|8|30}}''{{efn-ua|name=ongoing}}
 
| <span style="display:none">{{ayd|1875|9|30|1875|9|30}}</span><center>—</center>
 
| [[Paul Martin|Martin]]
 
| [[University of Toronto Faculty of Law|University of Toronto]]
 
| [[Court of Appeal for Ontario]]
 
 
|-
 
|-
| style="text-align:center;" | 78
+
| 78
| [[Louise Charron]]<br/>{{small|(b. 1951)}}
+
| Louise Charron
| [[Ontario]]
 
 
| Aug 30, 2004 –<br/>Aug 29, 2011
 
| Aug 30, 2004 –<br/>Aug 29, 2011
| <center>—</center>
+
| Martin
| {{ayd|2004|8|30|2011|8|29}}
 
| <span style="display:none">{{ayd|1875|9|30|1875|9|30}}</span> <center>—</center>
 
| [[Paul Martin|Martin]]
 
| [[University of Ottawa Faculty of Law]]
 
 
| [[Court of Appeal for Ontario]]
 
| [[Court of Appeal for Ontario]]
 
|-
 
|-
| style="text-align:center;" | 79
+
| 79
| [[Marshall Rothstein]]<br/>{{small|(b. 1940)}}
+
| Marshall Rothstein
| [[Manitoba]]
 
 
| Mar 1, 2006 –<br/>Aug 30, 2015
 
| Mar 1, 2006 –<br/>Aug 30, 2015
| <center>—</center>
+
|Harper
| {{ayd|2006|3|1|2015|8|30}}
+
| Federal Court of Appeal
| <span style="display:none">{{ayd|1875|9|30|1875|9|30}}</span><center>—</center>
 
| [[Stephen Harper|Harper]]
 
| [[Robson Hall (Faculty of Law – University of Manitoba)|University of Manitoba]]
 
| [[Federal Court of Appeal (Canada)|Federal Court of Appeal]]
 
 
|-
 
|-
| style="text-align:center;" | 80
+
| 80
| [[Thomas Cromwell (Canadian jurist)|Thomas Cromwell]]<br/>{{small|(b. 1952)}}
+
| Thomas Cromwell
| [[Nova Scotia]]
 
 
| Dec 22, 2008 –<br/>Aug 31, 2016
 
| Dec 22, 2008 –<br/>Aug 31, 2016
| <center>—</center>
+
| Harper
| {{ayd|2008|12|22|2016|8|31}}
 
| <span style="display:none">{{ayd|1875|9|30|1875|9|30}}</span><center>—</center>
 
| [[Stephen Harper|Harper]]
 
| [[Queen's University Faculty of Law]]<br />[[University of Oxford]]
 
 
| [[Nova Scotia Court of Appeal]]
 
| [[Nova Scotia Court of Appeal]]
|-bgcolor="#fffacd"
 
| style="text-align:center;" | 81
 
| [[Michael J. Moldaver]]<br/>{{small|(b. 1948)}}{{efn-ua|Age {{Age nts|1947|12|23}}, mandatory retirement date: December 23, 2022}}
 
| [[Ontario]]
 
| Oct 21, 2011 –<br/>''present''
 
| <center>—</center>
 
| ''{{ayd|2011|10|21}}''{{efn-ua|name=ongoing}}
 
| <span style="display:none">{{ayd|1875|9|30|1875|9|30}}</span><center>—</center>
 
| [[Stephen Harper|Harper]]
 
| [[University of Toronto Faculty of Law|University of Toronto]]
 
| [[Court of Appeal for Ontario]]
 
|-bgcolor="#fffacd"
 
| style="text-align:center;" | 82
 
| [[Andromache Karakatsanis]]<br/>{{small|(b. 1955)}}{{efn-ua|Age {{Age nts|1955|10|03}}, mandatory retirement date: October 3, 2030}}
 
| [[Ontario]]
 
| Oct 21, 2011 –<br/>''present''
 
| <center>—</center>
 
| ''{{ayd|2011|10|21}}''{{efn-ua|name=ongoing}}
 
| <span style="display:none">{{ayd|1875|9|30|1875|9|30}}</span><center>—</center>
 
| [[Stephen Harper|Harper]]
 
| [[Osgoode Hall Law School]]
 
| [[Court of Appeal for Ontario]]
 
|-bgcolor="#fffacd"
 
| style="text-align:center;" | 83
 
| [[Richard Wagner (judge)|Richard Wagner]]<br/>{{small|(b. 1957)}}{{efn-ua|Age {{Age nts|1957|04|02}}, mandatory retirement date: April 2, 2032}}
 
| [[Quebec]]
 
| Oct 5, 2012 –<br/>''present''
 
| Dec 18, 2017 –<br/>''present''
 
| ''{{ayd|2012|10|05}}''{{efn-ua|name=ongoing}}
 
| ''{{ayd|2017|12|18}}''{{efn-ua|name=ongoing}}
 
| [[Stephen Harper|Harper]] {{small|(as puisne justice)}};<br>[[Justin Trudeau|J. Trudeau]] {{small|(as chief justice)}}
 
| [[University of Ottawa Faculty of Law]]
 
| [[Quebec Court of Appeal]]
 
|-bgcolor="#fffacd"
 
| style="text-align:center;" | 84
 
| [[Clément Gascon]]<br/>{{small|(b. 1960)}}{{efn-ua|Age {{Age nts|1960|09|05}}, mandatory retirement date: September 5, 2035}}
 
| [[Quebec]]
 
| Jun 9, 2014 –<br/>''present''
 
| <center>—</center>
 
| ''{{ayd|2014|06|09}}''{{efn-ua|name=ongoing}}
 
| <span style="display:none">{{ayd|1875|9|30|1875|9|30}}</span><center>—</center>
 
| [[Stephen Harper|Harper]]
 
| [[McGill University Faculty of Law]]
 
| [[Quebec Court of Appeal]]
 
|-bgcolor="#fffacd"
 
| style="text-align:center;" | 85
 
| [[Suzanne Côté]]<br/>{{small|(b. 1958)}}{{efn-ua|Age {{Age nts|1958|09|21}}, mandatory retirement date: September 21, 2033}}
 
| [[Quebec]]
 
| Dec 1, 2014 –<br/>''present''
 
| <center>—</center>
 
| ''{{ayd|2014|12|01}}''{{efn-ua|name=ongoing}}
 
| <span style="display:none">{{ayd|1875|9|30|1875|9|30}}</span><center>—</center>
 
| [[Stephen Harper|Harper]]
 
| [[Laval University]]
 
| [[Lawyer]]
 
|-bgcolor="#fffacd"
 
| style="text-align:center;" | 86
 
| [[Russell Brown (judge)|Russell Brown]]<br/>{{small|(b. 1965)}}{{efn-ua|Age {{Age nts|1965|09|15}}, mandatory retirement date: September 15, 2040}}
 
| [[Alberta]]
 
| Aug 31, 2015 –<br/>''present''
 
| <center>—</center>
 
| ''{{ayd|2015|08|31}}''{{efn-ua|name=ongoing}}
 
| <span style="display:none">{{ayd|1875|9|30|1875|9|30}}</span><center>—</center>
 
| [[Stephen Harper|Harper]]
 
| [[University of Victoria Faculty of Law|University of Victoria]]<br>[[University of Toronto Law School|University of Toronto]]
 
| [[Court of Appeal of Alberta]]
 
|-bgcolor="#fffacd"
 
| style="text-align:center;" | 87
 
| [[Malcolm Rowe]]<br/>{{small|(b. 1953)}}{{efn-ua|Age 64 or 65, mandatory retirement date: during 2028}}
 
| [[Newfoundland and Labrador]]
 
| Oct 28, 2016 –<br/>''present''
 
| <center>—</center>
 
| ''{{ayd|2016|10|28}}''{{efn-ua|name=ongoing}}
 
| <span style="display:none">{{ayd|1875|9|30|1875|9|30}}</span><center>—</center>
 
| [[Justin Trudeau|J. Trudeau]]
 
| [[Osgoode Hall Law School]]
 
| [[Supreme Court of Newfoundland and Labrador (Court of Appeal)]]
 
|-bgcolor="#fffacd"
 
| style="text-align:center;" | 88
 
| [[Sheilah Martin]]<br/>{{small|(b. 1956)}}{{efn-ua|Age {{Age nts|1956|05|31}}, mandatory retirement date: May 31, 2031}}
 
| [[Alberta]]
 
| Dec 18, 2017 –<br/>''present''
 
| <center>—</center>
 
| ''{{ayd|2017|12|18}}''{{efn-ua|name=ongoing}}
 
| <span style="display:none">{{ayd|1875|9|30|1875|9|30}}</span><center>—</center>
 
| [[Justin Trudeau|J. Trudeau]]
 
| [[McGill University Faculty of Law]]<br>[[University of Alberta Faculty of Law]]
 
| [[Court of Appeal of Alberta]]<br>[[Court of Appeal for the Northwest Territories]]<br>[[Court of Appeal of Nunavut]]
 
 
|}
 
|}
  
===Notes===
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==External links==
{{notelist-ua|30em}}
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* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Justices_of_the_Supreme_Court_of_Canada]
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{{Court Composition}}

Latest revision as of 02:51, 22 November 2018

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Current Justices

# Name Service duration Appointed on
advice of
Prior position
83 Richard Wagner Oct 5, 2012 –
present
Dec 18, 2017 –
present (CJ)
Harper (Judge)
J. Trudeau (CJ)
Quebec Court of Appeal
77 Rosalie Abella Aug 30, 2004 –
present
Martin Court of Appeal for Ontario
82 Andromache Karakatsanis Oct 21, 2011 –
present
Harper Court of Appeal for Ontario
84 Clément Gascon Jun 9, 2014 –
present
Harper Quebec Court of Appeal
85 Suzanne Côté Dec 1, 2014 –
present
Harper Lawyer
86 Russell Brown Aug 31, 2015 –
present
Harper Court of Appeal of Alberta
87 Malcolm Rowe Oct 28, 2016 –
present
J. Trudeau Supreme Court of Newfoundland and Labrador (Court of Appeal)
88 Sheilah Martin 18 December 2017 to present J. Trudeau Court of Appeal of Alberta
Court of Appeal for the Northwest Territories
Court of Appeal of Nunavut
81 Michael J. Moldaver 21 October 2011 to present Harper Court of Appeal for Ontario

Past Justices

# Name Service duration Appointed on
advice of
Prior position
1 William Buell Richards Sep 30, 1875 – Jan 10, 1879 Mackenzie (CJ) Chief Justice of the Court of Common Pleas for Canada West
2 William Johnstone Ritchie Sep 30, 1875 – Sep 25, 1892
Jan 11, 1879 – Sep 25, 1892 (Chief)
Mackenzie (Judge);
Macdonald (Chief)
Chief Justice of New Brunswick
3 Samuel Henry Strong Sep 30, 1875 – Nov 17, 1902 (Judge)
Dec 13, 1892 – Nov 17, 1902 (CJ)
Mackenzie (Judge)
Thompson (CJ)
Ontario Court of Error & Appeal
57 William Rogers McIntyre Jan 1, 1979 – Feb 14, 1989 P. Trudeau British Columbia Court of Appeal
58 Julien Chouinard Sep 24, 1979 – Feb 6, 1987 Clark Quebec Court of Appeal
59 Antonio Lamer Mar 28, 1980 – Jan 6, 2000 (Judge)
Jul 1, 1990 – Jan 6, 2000 (CJ)
P. Trudeau (Judge)
Mulroney (CJ)
Quebec Court of Appeal
60 Bertha Wilson Mar 4, 1982 – Jan 3, 1991 P. Trudeau Court of Appeal for Ontario
61 [Gerald Eric Le Dain May 29, 1984 –
Nov 29, 1988
P. Trudeau Federal Court of Appeal
62 Gérard La Forest Jan 16, 1985 – Sep 29, 1997 Mulroney New Brunswick Court of Appeal
63 Claire L'Heureux-Dubé Apr 15, 1987 – Jun 30, 2002 Mulroney Quebec Court of Appeal
64 John Sopinka May 24, 1988 – Nov 24, 1997 Mulroney Lawyer
65 Charles Gonthier Feb 1, 1989 – Jul 31, 2003 Mulroney Quebec Court of Appeal
66 Peter Cory Feb 1, 1989 – May 31, 1999 Mulroney Court of Appeal for Ontario
67 Beverley McLachlin Mar 30, 1989 – Dec 14, 2017 (Judge)
Jan 7, 2000 – Dec 14, 2017 (CJ)
Mulroney (Judge)
Chrétien (CJ)
Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of British Columbia
68 William Stevenson Sep 17, 1990 – Jun 4, 1992 Mulroney Court of Appeal of Alberta
Court of Appeal for the Northwest Territories
69 Frank Iacobucci Jan 7, 1991 –
Jun 30, 2004
Mulroney Chief Justice of the Federal Court
70 John C. Major Nov 13, 1992 –
Dec 24, 2005
Mulroney Court of Appeal of Alberta
71 Michel Bastarache Sep 30, 1997 – Jun 30, 2008 Chrétien New Brunswick Court of Appeal
72 William Ian Corneil Binnie Jan 8, 1998 – Oct 20, 2011 Chrétien Lawyer
73 Louise Arbour Sep 15, 1999 – Jun 30, 2004 Chrétien Chief Prosecutor for the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia and for Rwanda
74 Louis LeBel Jan 7, 2000 – Nov 29, 2014 Chrétien Quebec Court of Appeal
75 Marie Deschamps Aug 7, 2002 –
Aug 6, 2012
Chrétien Quebec Court of Appeal
76 Morris J. Fish Aug 5, 2003 – Aug 30, 2013 Chrétien Quebec Court of Appeal
78 Louise Charron Aug 30, 2004 –
Aug 29, 2011
Martin Court of Appeal for Ontario
79 Marshall Rothstein Mar 1, 2006 –
Aug 30, 2015
Harper Federal Court of Appeal
80 Thomas Cromwell Dec 22, 2008 –
Aug 31, 2016
Harper Nova Scotia Court of Appeal

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