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A conversation with Canada's Chief Justice

Canada's Chief Justice and Chairperson of the Canadian Judicial Council, the Right Honourable Richard Wagner speaks about his role and enhancing public confidence in our institutions.

Watch the interview



Judicial Education

NEW! An additional 110 program descriptions have recently been added!

Please visit Council’s new Judicial Education Website to learn about Canada’s extensive program for professional development for judges.

Council has also published Professional Development Policies and Guidelines which set out what is expected of judges.

Submission on Bill C-337 – April 2017



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