Supreme Court of Canada

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Supreme Court of Canada
Cour suprême du Canada (French)
Established8 April 1875
CountryCanada
LocationOttawa, Ontario
Coordinates45°25'19.00"N
75°42'20.00"W
Composition methodJudicial appointments in Canada
Authorized byConstitution Act, 1867 and Supreme Court Act, 1875
Judge term lengthMandatory retirement at age 75
Number of positions9
Websitewww.scc-csc.ca
Chief Justice of Canada
CurrentlyRichard Wagner
Since18 December 2017
Lead position ends2 April 2032

The Supreme Court of Canada (SCC; French: Cour suprême du Canada, CSC) is the highest court of Canada, the final court of appeals in the Canadian justice system.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Role of the Court". Supreme Court of Canada. 23 May 2014. Retrieved 27 May 2014.