Welcome to the Supreme Court of Canada

Notice - Covid-19: The Supreme Court of Canada building is closed to visitors due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The Chief Justice has directed that, given the pandemic, until further notice, all counsel are to appear at hearings via videoconference, using Zoom. The Justices will be present in the Courtroom, and all proceedings will be livestreamed on the Court’s website. Read more >>

The Court

Its role and history as well as a video about the Supreme Court and its work


Learn about the Court's current and past members


Resources and information for counsel and self-represented litigants


Media contacts, news releases and other information to help the media cover the Court and its judgments


Take a remote tour, attend a hearing or download an educational kit


Library resources and services, including the New Library Titles list


Jobs at the Court, including the Law Clerk Program

Message from the Chief Justice, Richard Wagner

Chief Justice Richard Wagner

"Welcome to the Supreme Court of Canada, the only bilingual (English and French) and bijural (common law and civil law) supreme court in the world. We work and decide cases in English and French, in all areas of law..." Read more >>



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Webcast: archiving in progress

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