Supreme Court of Canada welcomes new Justice Russell S. Brown

OTTAWA, July 28, 2015 – The Right Honourable Beverley McLachlin, Chief Justice of Canada, welcomes the appointment by Prime Minister Stephen Harper of Justice Russell S. Brown to the Supreme Court of Canada. 

“Justice Brown is a distinguished jurist,” said Chief Justice McLachlin. “He brings a rich background as an academic, practitioner and judge. I look forward to his contributions to the Court.”

Justice Brown’s appointment is effective August 31, 2015. He will be sworn in as a judge of the Supreme Court of Canada on a date to be announced.