On This Day

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

November 21

1902
The Right Honourable Sir Henri-Elzéar Taschereau is appointed Chief Justice of Canada.
1902
Former Chief Justice of Ontario, the Honourable John Douglas Armour is appointed to the Supreme Court of Canada. Justice Armour would serve on the bench only 7 months, passing away while working in London (England) on the Alaskan Boundary Commission.