PM taps judge from Newfoundland for SCC

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has nominated a new Supreme Court justice from the Atlantic Provinces, despite indicating he might buck convention and choose a justice from elsewhere.
Malcolm Rowe has been nominated to be the next Supreme Court of Canada justice. Photo credit: David Howells. Trudeau announced Monday that Justice Malcolm Rowe will become the first judge from Newfoundland and Labrador to sit on the country’s top court.
“I am greatly excited to announce the nomination of Mr. Justice Malcolm Rowe, whose remarkable depth of legal experience in criminal, constitutional, and public law will complement the extensive knowledge of …
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