The Canadian Court System

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    federal appointments                                            |       Supreme Court of Canada        |
     and administration                                               |                    9 judges                      |
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                                       federal|              |  |               |           |                                             | federal
                             appointments|   Tax      |  |  Federal |           | 10 provincial & 3 territorial   | appointments,
                                   & admin.| Court     |  | Court     |           |       courts of appeal              |provincial
                                                 | 22 js      |  | 39 js      |            |          128 judges                   |administration
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                                                        federal    |                                        |   |
                                                 appointments,| provincial superior            |   |
                                                   provincial    |    trial courts                     |   |
                                              administration   |     829 judges                   |   |
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                                                         ____________|___________
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                                   provincial       |   pure provincial and              |
                                  appointments   |   territorial courts                  |
                                      & admin.     |        984 judges                    |
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Source:  Katie Snowball, Courts Personnel and Expenditures, 2000/01 (Ottawa:  Canadian Centre for Justice Statistics, Statistics Canada, Cagalogue 85-403-XIE, 2002.)  The numbers above include supernumerary, or partly-retired judges.