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McLachlin will advocate for Office of JAG in new role as CAF’s ‘honorary captain (Navy)’

Wednesday, June 20, 2018 @ 9:39 AM | By Cristin Schmitz

From “yes, my lady” to “aye, aye captain” — Beverley McLachlin, former chief justice of Canada, is adding another to her new roles, which already include bestselling Canadian novelist, Hong Kong Supreme Court judge, and now honorary captain (Navy) of the Office of the Judge Advocate General (JAG).

The “retired” top judge, who signed her last Supreme Court judgment June 15, took over from the Office of the JAG’s Honorary Col. John Hoyles, the ex-CEO of the Canadian Bar Association, at a formal handover ceremony in...