Chief Justice Richard Wagner

  • SCC chief justice emphasizes importance of pro bono work

    SCC chief justice emphasizes importance of pro bono work

    Feb 25, 2019

    The chief justice of the Supreme Court of Canada told hundreds of attendees at the Federation of Asian Canadian Lawyers conference that the entire legal profession needs to make a commitment to taking on pro bono work.

  • Opening the Supreme Court

    Opening the Supreme Court

    Nov 12, 2018

    In the judge’s reading room of the Supreme Court of Canada building in Ottawa on a warm fall afternoon, Wagner is reflecting on the influence of family on his life.

  • Opening the Canadian Judicial Council

    Nov 12, 2018

    The SCC has already made improvements under Wagner, but the same cannot be said for the Canadian Judicial Council, which is chaired by the chief justice.