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Trudeau government breaks promise to disclose info on new federal judges ‘shortly’

Thursday, July 05, 2018 @ 9:30 AM | By Cristin Schmitz

The Trudeau government’s pledge to shed more light on the qualifications, backgrounds and relevant views and attitudes of the scores of superior court judges it appoints below the Supreme Court of Canada remains a mostly unfulfilled promise so far.

Court watchers give the Liberals credit for opening up appointments to the Supreme Court (e.g. by inviting any qualified jurist to apply for the job), and for delivering on their commitment to enhance diversity on the federal benches (e.g., the Liberals have pushed to 40 per cent...