NUMBER OF FEDERALLY APPOINTED JUDGES AS OF MAY 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 Court40444212
Tax Court of Canada2212353

Alberta

CourtTotal Number of Judges in OfficeSuper-
numeraries
Grand TotalTotal Number of Women JudgesNumber of Current Vacancies
Court of Appeal14721131
King's Bench781997421

British Columbia

CourtTotal Number of Judges in OfficeSuper-
numeraries
Grand TotalTotal Number of Women JudgesNumber of Current Vacancies
Court of Appeal111021124
Supreme Court8720107518

Manitoba

CourtTotal Number of Judges in OfficeSuper-
numeraries
Grand TotalTotal Number of Women JudgesNumber of Current Vacancies
Court of Appeal841280
King's Bench - Trial2222470
King's Bench - Family1311410

New Brunswick

CourtTotal Number of Judges in OfficeSuper-
numeraries
Grand TotalTotal Number of Women JudgesNumber of Current Vacancies
Court of Appeal54941
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 Court30331

Nova Scotia

CourtTotal Number of Judges in OfficeSuper-
numeraries
Grand TotalTotal Number of Women JudgesNumber of Current Vacancies
Court of Appeal821050
Supreme Court25631111
Family Division15318101

Nunavut

CourtTotal Number of Judges in OfficeSuper-
numeraries
Grand TotalTotal Number of Women JudgesNumber of Current Vacancies
Court of Justice60631

Ontario

CourtTotal Number of Judges in OfficeSuper-
numeraries
Grand TotalTotal Number of Women JudgesNumber of Current Vacancies
Court of Appeal211031141
Superior Court of Justice2077127813116
Family Court531366452

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 Court14941190836

Saskatchewan

CourtTotal Number of Judges in OfficeSuper-
numeraries
Grand TotalTotal Number of Women JudgesNumber of Current Vacancies
Court of Appeal821040
King's Bench36945202

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
TOTAL939256119555757

*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).