Friday, 3 November 2017

Beverley McLachlin Becomes First Woman Appointed Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Canada


Today in 1999, Beverley McLachlin became the first women to be appointed as Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Canada. She was officially sworn in on January 7, 2000 and has announced she will retire on December 15, 2017, nine months before the mandatory retirement age of 75.