NUMBER OF FEDERALLY APPOINTED JUDGES AS OF APRIL 1, 2024

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Canada

CourtTotal Number of Judges in OfficeSuper-
numeraries
Grand TotalTotal Number of Women JudgesNumber of Current Vacancies
Supreme Court90950
Federal Court of Appeal1441891
Federal Court38442213
Tax Court of Canada2312452

Alberta

CourtTotal Number of Judges in OfficeSuper-
numeraries
Grand TotalTotal Number of Women JudgesNumber of Current Vacancies
Court of Appeal12719123
King's Bench741993415

British Columbia

CourtTotal Number of Judges in OfficeSuper-
numeraries
Grand TotalTotal Number of Women JudgesNumber of Current Vacancies
Court of Appeal121022123
Supreme Court8820108517

Manitoba

CourtTotal Number of Judges in OfficeSuper-
numeraries
Grand TotalTotal Number of Women JudgesNumber of Current Vacancies
Court of Appeal851390
King's Bench - Trial2232580
King's Bench - Family1311410

New Brunswick

CourtTotal Number of Judges in OfficeSuper-
numeraries
Grand TotalTotal Number of Women JudgesNumber of Current Vacancies
Court of Appeal63940
King's Bench - Trial1261842
King's Bench - Family11415120

Newfoundland and Labrador

CourtTotal Number of Judges in OfficeSuper-
numeraries
Grand TotalTotal Number of Women JudgesNumber of Current Vacancies
Court of Appeal61740
Supreme Court24327131

Northwest Territories

CourtTotal Number of Judges in OfficeSuper-
numeraries
Grand TotalTotal Number of Women JudgesNumber of Current Vacancies
Supreme Court40430

Nova Scotia

CourtTotal Number of Judges in OfficeSuper-
numeraries
Grand TotalTotal Number of Women JudgesNumber of Current Vacancies
Court of Appeal821050
Supreme Court24630102
Family Division15318101

Nunavut

CourtTotal Number of Judges in OfficeSuper-
numeraries
Grand TotalTotal Number of Women JudgesNumber of Current Vacancies
Court of Justice70730

Ontario

CourtTotal Number of Judges in OfficeSuper-
numeraries
Grand TotalTotal Number of Women JudgesNumber of Current Vacancies
Court of Appeal191029123
Superior Court of Justice2067428013017
Family Court521365443

Prince Edward Island

CourtTotal Number of Judges in OfficeSuper-
numeraries
Grand TotalTotal Number of Women JudgesNumber of Current Vacancies
Court of Appeal31410
Supreme Court51630

Quebec

CourtTotal Number of Judges in OfficeSuper-
numeraries
Grand TotalTotal Number of Women JudgesNumber of Current Vacancies
Court of Appeal21728102
Superior Court14941190826

Saskatchewan

CourtTotal Number of Judges in OfficeSuper-
numeraries
Grand TotalTotal Number of Women JudgesNumber of Current Vacancies
Court of Appeal72941
King's Bench35944193

Yukon

CourtTotal Number of Judges in OfficeSuper-
numeraries
Grand TotalTotal Number of Women JudgesNumber of Current Vacancies
Supreme Court30330

Total

CourtTotal Number of Judges in OfficeSuper-
numeraries
Grand TotalTotal Number of Women JudgesNumber of Current Vacancies
TOTAL930260119055065

*Please note that 22 new judicial positions were added to due to the passing of recent legislation: 1 new position - Federal Court of Appeal, 1 new position – Tax Court of Canada, 9 new positions – Superior Court of Justice of Ontario, 1 new position - Court of Appeal of Quebec, 2 new positions – Court of King’s Bench of Alberta, 3 new positions – Supreme Court of British Columbia, 1 new position – Nunavut Court of Justice, 1 new ACJ position - Court of King's Bench of New Brunswick (transfer of current puisne Judge position to ACJ), 3 new positions - Court of King’s Bench of Saskatchewan (1 new ACJ position + 2 puisne judge positions).