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Tributes roll in for Chief Justice McLachlin’s remarkable career as judge, leader and role model
Chief Justice of Canada Beverley McLachlin at her retirement dinner Dec. 14, with (l. to r.) former prime minister Brian Mulroney, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, and former prime minister Jean Chretien.

Friday, December 15, 2017 @ 6:46 AM

Supreme Court of Canada Chief Justice Beverley McLachlin was feeling the love, and no wonder. ... [read more]

Retired chief justice says Quebec secession ‘one of most challenging’ cases of career Subscriber only content

Friday, December 15, 2017 @ 5:35 PM

The Constitution guarantees judicial independence, but the strongest guarantee lies in the ongoing support of Canadians, Beverley McLachlin says. At her last Parliament Hill news conference Dec. 15, the Supreme Court’s newly retired chief justice was asked what safeguards Canada can put in place to avoid the fate of countries where the independence of the judiciary and the rule of law are being threatened or assailed. ... [read more]

Court awards former Quebec paramedics $1.2M over subway scare Subscriber only content Laurence Bourgeois Hatto

Friday, December 15, 2017 @ 11:14 AM

Quebec’s Superior Court has ordered Montreal’s transit authority to pay two former paramedics more than $1.2 million for a scare that left them unable to work in their profession. ... [read more]