On This Day

In the history of the Supreme Court of Canada and in the legal history of Canada.

April 22

1943
The Honourable Ivan Cleveland Rand is appointed to the Supreme Court of Canada. Two years later, Justice Rand will develop the "Rand Formula" for levying union dues.
1963
The Right Honourable Robert Taschereau is appointed Chief Justice of Canada.
1988
Willard Zebedee Estey retired from the Supreme Court of Canada.