Welcome to the Supreme Court of Canada

Notice - Covid-19: The Supreme Court of Canada building is reopening to visitors, on a gradual basis, starting in October 2022. A limited number of members of the public and of the media will be permitted to access the building to observe an appeal hearing and/or conduct business with the Registry Branch. All hearings are livestreamed on the Court’s website as per the Court’s normal practice. Read more >>

The Court

Its role and history as well as a video about the Supreme Court and its work


Learn about the Court's current and past members


Resources and information for counsel and self-represented litigants


Media contacts, news releases and other information to help the media cover the Court and its judgments


Take a tour, attend a hearing or download an educational kit


Library resources and services, including the New Library Titles list


Jobs at the Court, including the Law Clerk Program

Message from the Chief Justice, Richard Wagner

Chief Justice Richard Wagner

"Welcome to the Supreme Court of Canada, the only bilingual (English and French) and bijural (common law and civil law) supreme court in the world. We work and decide cases in English and French, in all areas of law..." Read more >>



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