Justin Trudeau Names Richard Wagner New Chief Justice of Canada
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.
Maccharles, Tonda and Sossin, Lorne.
"Justin Trudeau Names Richard Wagner New Chief Justice of Canada."
(12 December 2017):