Two more women sworn in to Canadian high court

The two newest Canadian Supreme Court justices, Rosalie Abella and Louise Charron, have been sworn in to their posts, marking the first time in Canadian history that four women have sat on the bench of the country's highest court.

Marking the occasion, Chief Justice Beverley McLachlin said "I am proud that, with the appointment of [Abella and Charron], the composition of the Supreme Court now approaches an accurate reflection of the place of women within the judiciary, within the legal profession, and within Canadian society more generally." Tuesday's Toronto Star has more. CTV.ca provides recorded video of the swearing-in ceremony.

 

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