Welcome to the Website of the Office of the Commissioner for Federal Judicial Affairs Canada

The Office of the Commissioner for Federal Judicial Affairs (FJA) was established in 1978 to safeguard the independence of the judiciary and provide services to federally appointed judges.

Duties and responsibilities of the Office of the Commissioner for Federal Judicial Affairs include:

In order to carry out these activities and provide services to approximately 1,200 active judges and 850 retired judges and their survivors in Canada, the Office of the Commissioner for Federal Judicial Affairs relies on a team which consists of the Commissioner, the Deputy Commissioner, seven Directors and, at present, 70 other staff members.

This Web site is designed to inform all Canadians about FJA's role and activities in judicial affairs in Canada. We welcome any requests for information and any comments or suggestions. Please do not hesitate to Contact Us.