Members And Staff

Council Members

The Canadian Judicial Council is made up of 39 members who are the chief justices, associate chief justices, and some senior judges from provincial and federal superior courts across Canada. To view the names of Council members by province and territory, click on the table below:

province and territory
A professional staff, located in Ottawa, supports the work of the Canadian Judicial Council and its members.


Canada

Supreme Court of Canada

The Right Honourable Beverley McLachlin, P.C., C.J.C. (Chairperson)

Federal Court of Appeal

The Honourable Marc Noël, Chief Justice of the Federal Court of Appeal

Federal Court

The Honourable Paul S. Crampton, Chief Justice of the Federal Court

 

Tax Court of Canada

The Honourable Eugene P. Rossiter, Chief Justice of the Tax Court of Canada

The Honourable Lucie Lamarre, Associate Chief Justice of the Tax Court of Canada

Court Martial Appeal Court of Canada

The Honourable B. Richard Bell, Chief Justice of the Court Martial Appeal Court of Canada

 


Alberta

The Honourable Catherine A. Fraser, Chief Justice of Alberta

The Honourable Mary T. Moreau, Chief Justice of the Court of Queen's Bench of Alberta

The Honourable John D. Rooke, Associate Chief Justice of the Court of Queen's Bench of Alberta


British Columbia

The Honourable Robert Bauman, Chief Justice of British Columbia

The Honourable Christopher E. Hinkson, Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of British Columbia

The Honourable Austin F. Cullen, Associate Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of British Columbia


Manitoba

The Honourable Richard J. Chartier, Chief Justice of Manitoba

The Honourable Glenn Joyal, Chief Justice of the Court of Queen's Bench of Manitoba

The Honourable Shane I. Perlmutter, Associate Chief Justice of the Court of Queen's Bench of Manitoba

The Honourable Marianne Rivoalen, Associate Chief Justice, Family Division, Court of Queen's Bench of Manitoba


New Brunswick

The Honourable Ernest Drapeau, Chief Justice of New Brunswick

The Honourable David D. Smith, Chief Justice of the Court of Queen's Bench of New Brunswick


Newfoundland and Labrador

The Honourable J. Derek Green, Chief Justice of Newfoundland and Labrador

The Honourable Raymond P. Whalen, Chief Justice of the Trial Division of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland and Labrador


Northwest Territories

The Honourable Louise A. Charbonneau, Senior Judge of the Supreme Court of the Northwest Territories


Nova Scotia

The Honourable J. Michael MacDonald, Chief Justice of Nova Scotia

The Honourable Joseph P. Kennedy, Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia

The Honourable Deborah K. Smith, Associate Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia

The Honourable Lawrence I. O'Neil, Associate Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia, Family Division


Nunavut

The Honourable Neil A. Sharkey, Senior Judge of the Nunavut Court of Justice


Ontario

The Honourable George R. Strathy, Chief Justice of Ontario

The Honourable Heather J. Smith, Chief Justice of the Superior Court of Justice (of Ontario)

The Honourable Alexandra Hoy, Associate Chief Justice of Ontario

The Honourable Frank N. Marrocco, Associate Chief Justice of the Superior Court of Justice (of Ontario)


Prince Edward Island

The Honourable David H. Jenkins, Chief Justice of Prince Edward Island

The Honourable Tracey L. Clements Supreme Court of Prince Edward Island


Québec

The Honourable Nicole Duval Hesler, Chief Justice of Québec

The Honourable Jacques R. Fournier, Chief Justice of the Superior Court of Québec

The Honourable Robert Pidgeon, Senior Associate Chief Justice of the Superior Court of Québec

The Honourable Eva Petras, Associate Chief Justice of the Superior Court of Québec


Saskatchewan

The Honourable Robert Richards, Chief Justice of Saskatchewan

The Honourable Martel D. Popescul, Chief Justice of the Court of Queen's Bench for Saskatchewan


Yukon Territory

The Honourable Ronald Veale, Senior Judge of the Supreme Court of the Yukon Territory


Staff and Advisors

The Council Office, led by the Executive Director and Senior General Counsel, supports Council members in their work.

Canadian Judicial Council
Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0W8
(613) 288-1566, facsimile (613) 288-1575

Odette Dagenais
Senior Administrative Officer

Josée Desjardins
Director, Committees Management

Quetly Dugué
Committees Management Officer

Josée Gauthier
Registry Officer

Johanna Laporte
Director, Communications and Registry Services

Julie Maurier
Committees Management Officer

Mélanie Mckinnon
Registry and Communications Support Officer

Marc-Olivier Proulx
Programmer – Analyst, Web Site and Systems Management

Norman Sabourin
Executive Director and Senior General Counsel