August 2, 2016

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How a new appointment process ushers in Supreme Court transparency

The new Supreme Court appointments process announced today stands as a considerable break from the past approach of behind-the-scenes selection at the virtually unfettered discretion...

Canada is going to let Supreme Court candidates nominate themselves

While the selection of Supreme Court judges in Canada has traditionally been less political than in the United States, there have been controversies. In 2014,...

New Supreme Court Appointment Process Shows Atlantic Canadian Liberals 'Failed': Tories

... trail to reform top court appointments. Former prime minister Stephen Harper saw his appointment of Quebec judge Marc Nadon overturned in 2014 after it...

A quick look at the mandatory retirement dates for Supreme Court justices

Here are the mandatory retirement dates for the remaining eight Supreme Court justices: Chief Justice Beverley McLachlin: Sept. 7, 2018. Rosalie Silberman Abella: July 1,...

Help wanted: Trudeau overhauls how Canada picks top jurists

Ottawa (AFP) - Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced Tuesday sweeping changes to the way Supreme Court justices are chosen, vowing diversity while scrapping a tradition...

HBO to launch 'Vice News Tonight' Sept. 26

... should select potential new judges to sit on the Supreme Court of Canada. The government announced Tuesday it will change the manner in which...

Coming soon: How to choose a Supreme Court justice is changing

OTTAWA -- The federal Liberals have decided a new advisory board, not the government, should select potential new judges to sit on the Supreme Court...

Coming soon: How to choose a Supreme Court justice is changing

OTTAWA -- The federal Liberals have decided a new advisory board, not the government, should select potential new judges to sit on the Supreme Court...

Ottawa overhauls process for selecting Supreme Court justices

... Minister Justin Trudeau announced Tuesday that former prime minister Kim Campbell has been selected to chair a new seven-member advisory board that will be...