This day in the history
of the Supreme Court of Canada
and in the legal history of Canada
Sir Charles Fitzpatrick, Chief Justice of Canada, resigns to accept the position of Lieutenant-Governor of Quebec.
The Honourable Michael J. Moldaver is appointed to the Supreme Court of Canada as a puisne judge.
The Honourable Andromache Karakatsanis is appointed to the Supreme Court of Canada as a puisne judge.