The New Selection Process for the Supreme Court of Canada: A Global Constitutionalism Perspective

Cross-posted from I·CONnect

Earlier this week on Monday, October 17th, Prime Minister (PM) Justin Trudeau announced the elevation of Justice Malcolm Rowe from the Supreme Court of Newfoundland and Labrador (Court of Appeal) to the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC).

Filling the vacancy left by Justice Thomas Cromwell’s retirement, this is the first nomination made under the “new selection process” (NSP) announced by the PM earlier this summer in August.

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