Thursday, October 9, 2008

Louise Charron

Jurist, Supreme Court Judge

Born in Sturgeon Falls, Ontario in 1951; studied and worked in Ottawa.

The first native-born Franco-Ontarian Supreme Court judge.

Educated at Carleton University and at the University of Ottawa.

Practiced civil litigation with the firm Lalonde, Chartrand & Gouin in Ottawa.

Law professor at the University of Ottawa from 1985 to 1988.

Appointed to the District Court of Ontario in 1988 and to the Ontario Court of Appeal in 1995.

Appointed to the Supreme Court of Canada in 2004.

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