Title

Justin Trudeau Names Richard Wagner New Chief Justice of Canada

Document Type

Media Mention

Publication Date

12-12-2017

Source Publication

The Star

Description

OTTAWA—Supreme Court of Canada Justice Richard Wagner once joked that, as a middle child, “I learned to achieve consensus early.”

That sense of humour and pursuit of co-operation plus a clear, persistent campaign by Quebec’s legal and political community that stressed it was the province’s turn may have secured Wagner the plum job of chief justice of Canada.

Comments

Article is written by Tonda MacCharles with commentary by Lorne Sossin.

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