Saturday, January 24, 2009

New Registar of the Supreme Court of Canada

The Canadian government yesterday appointed Roger Bilodeau, Q.C., as the new Registrar of the Supreme Court of Canada.

Mr. Bilodeau has a Certificate in French Studies, Université de la Sorbonne, Paris (France), B.A., University of Manitoba, LL.B, Faculté de Droit (Faculty of Law), Université de Moncton and a LL.M, Duke University, School of Law, Durham, North Carolina. U.S.A. Mr. Bilodeau is fluently bilingual and is a sole practitioner in Ottawa.

As top administrator of the Court, the Registrar answers directly to the Chief Justice. Responsibilities include the appointment and supervision of Court staff, the management of the Library and the Registry, and the publication of the Supreme Court Reports.

Monsieur Bilodeau takes over from Anne Roland, who retired in late 2008. She had been Registrar since 1990.

Bilodeau will start work March 2, 2009.


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posted by Michel-Adrien at 2:37 pm


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