On This Day

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

November 24

1979
John Robert Cartwright, former Chief Justice of Canada, dies at the age of 84, nine years after his retirement from the Supreme Court of Canada.
1997
John Sopinka, judge of the Supreme Court of Canada, dies in office at the age of 64.
2007
Antonio Lamer, former Chief Justice of Canada, dies at the age of 74, seven years after his retirement from the Supreme Court of Canada.