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PM respects tradition of alternating top judges between Quebec and rest of Canada, names Wagner the SCC’s new chief justice

Tuesday, December 12, 2017 @ 10:48 AM | By Cristin Schmitz

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has named Justice Richard Wagner — the top court’s senior Quebec puisne judge — as the 18th chief justice of Canada, succeeding Beverley McLachlin on Dec. 18....