Judges facing firing for misconduct would no longer build pension while fighting removal
Federal Justice Minister David Lametti says the current federal judicial pension accrual scheme may be seen as an incentive for a judge to challenge a judicial council recommendation for removal and thus undermine public confidence in the judiciary.
Friday, August 23, 2019 @ 11:00 AM
Ottawa is working on a draft law to stop federal judges whose firing has been recommended by the Canadian Judicial Council (CJC) from continuing to build up their lucrative pensions as they unsuccessfully challenge their proposed removal for months or years at taxpayers’ expense. ... [read more]