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
Chief Justice
Currently Pierre Blais
Since September 22, 2009

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.

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.[1]

Judges[edit]

Name Appointed Prior position Province Nominated by
Pierre Blais (Chief Justice) February 20, 2008
September 22, 2009
Federal Court
Federal Court of Appeal
Quebec Harper
Marc Noël (Supernumerary) June 24, 1992 Lawyer at Bennett Jones Verchere LLP Quebec Mulroney
Karen Sharlow November 4, 1999 Lawyer at Thorsteinssons LLP British Columbia Chrétien
J.D. Denis Pelletier (Supernumerary) December 14, 2001 Lawyer at McKercher McKercher & Whitmore LLP Saskatchewan Chrétien
Marc Nadon (Supernumerary) December 14, 2001 Federal Court Quebec Chrétien
Johanne Trudel (Supernumerary) April 26, 2007 Superior Court of Quebec Quebec Harper
Eleanor Dawson December 28, 2009 Federal Court Manitoba Harper
David Stratas December 11, 2009 Lawyer at Heenan Blaikie LLP Ontario Harper
Johanne Gauthier October 21, 2011 Federal Court Quebec Harper
Wyman Webb October 5, 2012 Tax Court of Canada Nova Scotia Harper
David Near February 8, 2013 Federal Court Ontario Harper
André F.J. Scott January 31, 2014 Federal Court Quebec Harper
Richard Boivin April 11, 2014 Federal Court Quebec Harper

The salary of judges are determined annually by the Judicial Compensation and Benefits Commission. Chief Justice receives $315,900 while other judges earn $288,100 annually.[2]

Former judges[edit]

Chief Justice[edit]

Puisine judges[edit]

See also[edit]


References[edit]

  1. ^ Federal Courts Act - R.S.C., 1985, c. F-7 (Section 27)
  2. ^ Judges Act - R.S.C., 1985, c. J-1 (Section 10)
  3. ^ Richard was Chief Justice of the Federal Court of Canada from November 4, 1999 until the reorganisation.
  4. ^ Served on the Federal Court of Canada–Appeal Division from July 18, 1983 until the reorganisation.
  5. ^ Served on the Federal Court of Canada–Appeal Division from June 29, 1987 until the reorganisation.
  6. ^ Served on the Federal Court of Canada–Appeal Division from December 24, 1991 until the reorganisation.
  7. ^ Served on the Federal Court of Canada–Appeal Division from December 14, 2001 until the reorganisation.
  8. ^ Served on the Federal Court of Canada–Appeal Division from June 24, 1992 until the reorganisation.
  9. ^ Served on the Federal Court of Canada–Appeal Division from August 30, 1994 until the reorganisation.
  10. ^ Served on the Federal Court of Canada–Appeal Division from June 23, 1998 until the reorganisation.
  11. ^ Served on the Federal Court of Canada–Appeal Division from November 4, 1999 until the reorganisation.

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