Federal Court of Appeal (Canada)

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Federal Court of Appeal
Established 2007
Country Canada Flag of Canada.svg
Location Ottawa, Ontario
Authorized by Constitution Act, 1867, Federal Courts Act & Courts Administration Service Act
Number of positions 12
Website FCA Homepage
Acting Chief Justice
Currently Karen Sharlow
Since June 24, 2014

The Federal Court of Appeal is a Canadian appellate court that hears cases concerning federal matters arising from certain federal Acts. The court was created on July 2, 2003, by the Courts Administration Service Act when it and the Federal Court were split from its predecessor, the Federal Court of Canada.

Salaries are determined annually by the Judicial Compensation and Benefits Commission. The Chief Justice receives $315,900 while other judges earn $288,100 annually.[1]

Jurisdiction[edit]

The Federal Court of Appeal hears appeals from the Federal Court, Tax Court of Canada, and certain federal tribunals, as well as applications for judicial review from certain other federal tribunals.[2]

Appointments[edit]

Judges of the Federal Court of Canada, July 3, 2003 – Present
Name Puisne Justice Chief Justice Left office Elevated to Supreme Court Supernumerary
On creation Elevated from Federal Court Elevated from Tax Court Other background
Arthur J. Stone November 19, 2004
Barry L. Strayer May 1, 2004
Alice Desjardins August 11, 2009
Julius A. Isaac July 18, 2003
Gilles Létourneau December 31, 2012
Marc Noël
Marshall E. Rothstein March 9, 2006
Marc Nadon
John D. Richard July 3, 2003 July 30, 2009
J. Edgar Sexton October 28, 2011
John Maxwell Evans December 31, 2012
J.D. Denis Pelletier
Brian D. Malone September 27, 2007
Karen Sharlow November 4, 1999[3]
C. Michael Ryer October 26, 2006[4] December 27, 2009
Johanne Trudel April 26, 2007[5]
Pierre Blais February 20, 2008 September 22, 2009 June 23, 2014
David Stratas December 11, 2009[6]
Eleanor Dawson December 28, 2009
Johanne Gauthier October 21, 2011
Wyman Webb October 5, 2012
David Near February 8, 2013
André F.J. Scott January 31, 2014
Richard Boivin April 11, 2014

See also[edit]


References[edit]

  1. ^ Judges Act - R.S.C., 1985, c. J-1 (Section 10)
  2. ^ Federal Courts Act - R.S.C., 1985, c. F-7 (Section 27)
  3. ^ Lawyer at Thorsteinssons LLP
  4. ^ Partner at Bennett Jones
  5. ^ Superior Court of Quebec
  6. ^ Lawyer at Heenan Blaikie LLP

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